Rugby World Cup

Are you ready for the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan? The competition starts on 20th September and runs through to 2nd November, 20 countries take part and there will be exciting matches taking place all over Japan. It's a great time to be patriotic, wave your country's flag, get the kids involved and enjoy some fantastic sport!

The Rugby World Cup has been played every four years since 1987, but this is the first time that it will be held in Asia.

Rugby World Cup 2019 for Kids

Rugby World Cup 2019 Contenders

20 countries take part in the Rugby World Cup. In the first stage, the 20 teams are divided into 4 pools, each with 5 teams. 10 games are played in each pool and teams are awarded 4 points for a win, 2 points for a draw and 0 for losing. A bonus point is awarded if a team scores four or more tries in a game, or if a team loses by 7 points or less. At the end of the 10 matches, the top two teams in each pool move onto the quarter finals.

Click the links below to find out a few fun facts about each country and find a full set of flag printables and colouring page, as well as map, location and fact-finding worksheets.

Pool A:

Pool B:

Pool C:

Pool D:

Our Rugby World Cup Resources

NEW! Explore all our new Rugby World Cup 2019 resources below.

New! These flag printables for the Rugby World Cup 2019 are designed to help your kids learn the...

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NEW! We've got a printable page of bookmarks for each pool in the Rugby World Cup 2019. You...

New! For each of the four pools in the Rugby World Cup 2019, we've got one of our printable...

More Rugby Resources

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This Year's Hosts

Use the excuse of the Rugby World Cup to learn a little about this year's host country - Japan!

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Patriotic Flag Printables

20 countries take part in the Rugby World Cup, and we have flag printables (including 3 sizes of flags to use in your projects, flag colouring pages, flag bookmarks and flag notebooking pages and mini booklets) for all of them - everything you could need to support your team!

For each of the countries below, we have a 3-page pdf with flag printables of different sizes....

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