Japan vs Samoa Live :: Rugby World Cup 2019 – Japan vs Samoa: How to live stream Pool A fixture and watch online
Hosts Japan return to action this morning as they take on Samoa in their Pool A clash.The Brave Blossoms will be looking to maintain their winning record after sensationally beating Ireland last weekend, having opened their campaign with a victory over a Russia.
Japan are targeting a first Rugby World Cup quarter-final after falling in the group stage four years ago, despite winning three matches.Beating Samoa would put them in a strong position to reach the last eight ahead of their final pool game against Scotland on 13 October.
As for their opponents, Samoa head into this fixture on the back of their 34-0 hammering by Scotland on Monday and have had a tough four-day turnaround to take into account.
How can I live stream it?
You can live stream the match via the ITV Hub on your smartphone, laptop or tablet. ITV1 will also be broadcasting the clash.
What time does it start?
Japan vs Samoa kicks off at 7.30pm Japan Standard Time, which is 11.30am BST, on Saturday 5 October.
Japan XV: Ryohei Yamanaka, Kotaro Matsushima, Timothy Lafaele, Ryoto Nakamura, Lomano Lemeki, Yu Tamura, Yutaka Nagare; Kazuki Himeno, Pieter Labuschagne (C), Michael Leitch, James Moore, Wimpie van der Walt, Jiwon Koo, Atsushi Sakate, Keita Inagaki.
Samoa XV: Tim Nanai-Williams, Ah See Tuala, Alapati Leiua, Henry Taefu, Ed Fidow, Ulupano Seuteni, Dwayne Polataivao; Jack Lam (C), TJ Ioane, Chris Vui, Kane Le’aupepe, Piula Faasalele, Michael Alaalatoa, Seilala Lam, Jordan Lay.
Japan vs Samoa FREE: Live stream, kick-off time, TV channel and team news for Rugby World Cup clashJAPAN return to action for the first time following their historic World Cup victory over Ireland.
The Brave Blossoms stunned the Irish last week with a 19-12 win which gives them a real chance of making it through to the knockout stages.In the hosts way are Samoa, who failed to turn up against Scotland and were on the wrong end of a 34-0 thrashing.
What time is kick-off?
THIS World Cup clash is the final game of three on Saturday, October 5.
Kick-off is at 11.30am BST.
The sides last met at the World Cup in England four years ago, where Japan ground out a 25-6 win.
How can I watch for free?
EVERY game of this autumn’s World Cup is being shown on free-to-air TV.
This clash will be shown on ITV1.
Coverage begins at 11.15am, following the conclusion of England vs Argentina.To stream, the ITV Hub or TVPlayer are where to head.