Rugby World Cup: Where to watch England vs Japan on TV and live stream

First it was South Africa, and then Ireland. The Rugby World Cup has been signified over the past two editions by Japan executing unbelievable upsets in pool play. Can the Brace Blossoms pull off yet another miracle against England this Sunday?

The best way to find out is by laying eyes on this clash yourself, and we have all the latest information on where to watch England vs Japan, regardless of where you are in the world.

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How to watch in the UK 

Looking for more information on England vs Japan live streams in the UK, or keen to watch England vs Japan on TV? Then you’re in the right place–below is everything you need to know about watching this match in the UK:


Want to watch England vs Japan, but don’t have a television? No drama–English rugby fans can catch the England vs Japan live stream on ITVX from any laptop or mobile device.


Those that do have a slightly more old-fashioned set up will be able to put their feet up and watch all their Rugby World Cup games free-to-air in the United Kingdom, including England vs Japan on ITV1. 


Rather hear the musical sound of Welsh commentary? Then better tune into S4C, where the England vs Japan live stream will be covered in Welsh.

England vs Japan TV coverage and live streaming: International options

For international viewers, there are loads of other ways to watch England vs Japan. Here are some options, depending on where in the world you’re based:


Options abound for Japanese rugby fans to tune into this match, with fans able to choose how they watch England vs Japan, as coverage will be occurring on JSPORTS, NTV, NHK and DAZN.


Rugby fans in France also have options when it comes to catching England vs Japan on TV this Sunday. The match can be watched via TF1, M6 or France TV.


For those in Ireland wanting to cheer on Japan against their neighbours, an England vs Japan live stream can be viewed on either RTE or Virgin this weekend.

New Zealand

SKY NZ is the destination for rugby lovers in New Zealand for all things Rugby World Cup, with also offering a live blog of the match.

United States

American rugby fans will be disappointed their side is not featuring this year, but there’s still plenty of quality rugby on offer, with this match able to be viewed on NBC this Sunday.


For Canadians, TSN+ is the best place to catch this match. French-speaking fans in Canada can watch England vs Japan in French as well, over on RDS.

South Africa

SABC and Super Sport are the best ways to catch the England vs Japan live stream in South Africa, if the memory of playing Japan in a World Cup isn’t too traumatic for Boks fans.

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