Rugby World Cup matches at risk as Super Typhoon Hagibis escalates

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  • England v France and Japan v Scotland could be affected
  • Matches may be moved to different venues or cancelled

Two crucial matches in the Rugby World Cup face cancellation or disruptive 11th-hour shifts to new venues as teams, organisers and tens of thousands of fans in Japan await updates on the progress of one of the most violent super typhoons in recent history.

England’s match against France on Saturday could be moved hundreds of miles south, while Scotland’s decisive meeting against the hosts on Sunday could be played in the country’s far north, according to sources.

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Written by Justin McCurry in Tokyo
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/oct/09/rugby-world-cup-matches-at-risk-as-typhoon-hagibis-escalates under the title “Rugby World Cup matches at risk as Super Typhoon Hagibis escalates”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.