Rugby World Cup Final Live

England v South Africa rugby 2019 Rugby World Cup final live stream, Kick off time, TV channel, watch free and team news. AFTER six weeks of thrilling rugby in Japan, we are down to two teams as England face South Africa in Yokohama.

The Red Rose produced arguably their best ever performance to dispense with the All Blacks in the semi-final, while South Africa squeezed the life out of Wales in a close fought win.

The match is a repeat of the sides’ 2007 final in Paris where the Springboks ran out 15-6 winners.
When is England vs South Africa?
England vs South Africa will take place on Saturday, November 2.

Kick-off is at 9am UK time – 11am in South Africa and 6pm in Japan.

It is being played at the Yokohama International Stadium – the same venue where Brazil beat Germany in the 2002 football World Cup final.

What TV channel is England vs South Africa on and can I live stream it?
England vs South Africa will be live on ITV1 in the UK.

Coverage is set to start at 8am.

To stream the game live, head to the ITV Hub or create an account on TV Player.

SuperSport is the Rugby World Cup broadcaster in South Africa.

How do I watch England vs South Africa for free?
ITV1, the ITV Hub and TV Player are all free for UK viewers.

But whichever option you choose, you must have a valid TV
licence.

Willi Heinz has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup final live with a hamstring injury.

Saracens’ scrum-half Ben Spencer has flown out to Japan as an emergency replacement in the squad.

Cheslin Kolbe will be desperate to prove his fitness for the final after missing the semi with Wales through a recurrence of an ankle injury.

Rugby World Cup Final 2019

Watch England v South Africa 2019 Rugby World Cup final. England made it, seeing off New Zealand on Saturday while South Africa saw off Wales in an underwhelming semi-final.

It is the most eagerly-anticipated international rugby match there is and only takes place every four years, with 80 minutes separating two teams from global domination.

Twenty teams started off RWC 2019 with the goal of becoming world champions, and the path to the final is never an easy one.

England last made the World Cup final in 2007 and won the tournament for the only time in their history in 2003.

When is it?
Saturday, November 2, 2019.

What time does it kick-off?
9am GMT, 6pm local (JST).

Read the full TV schedule for the final matches and our guide on where you can watch the final across the UK.

Where is it being held?
International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan. It was in this stadium that Japan had their famous win over Scotland in the pool stages and where both semi-finals were staged.

The stadium also hosted a number of football matches during the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

What happened last time out?
In the 2015 final, New Zealand secured back-to-back titles after overcoming Australia 34-17 at Twickenham. That final between Australia and New Zealand was the highest scoring Rugby World Cup final ever.

Man of the match was given to All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter, who in his 112th and final appearance in international colours scored 19 points and engineered his side to victory.

It was also the last time New Zealand rugby icons Richie McCaw, Ma’a Nonu, Conrad Smith and Keven Mealamu wore the famous all black jersey.

What are the latest odds?
England – 8/15
South Africa – 21/10
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Read the latest odds for the final.

What is our prediction?
England must go into this match as favourites after defeating the All Blacks convincingly. South Africa will need to up their game after an underwhelming display against Wales. England by seven