Japan have reached the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in their history off the back of four wins and some superb performances. Today’s game provides another test of their underdog status, but they can draw strength from their famous 32-34 win over South Africa in the 2015 RWC. You can watch the action as it happens with our Japan vs South Africa live stream guide.
South Africa come into today’s match as the highest scoring team of the 2019 Rugby World Cup having thrashed Canada in their final Pool match, but today’s game provides much sterner opposition.
Live stream Japan vs South Africa – where and when
This quarter-final clash takes place at the 49,970 Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo in Tokyo on Sunday, October 20.
The game kicks off at 7.15pm JST local time – that’s an 12.15am SAST start for Springbok supporters tuning in from South Africa, and an 11.15am BST kick-off for rugby fans tuning in from the UK.
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