RWC 2015 was the most economically-successful Rugby World Cup ever, with nearly £2.3 billion generated in economic output according to a report published by EY.
Range of rugby clubs, schools, colleges, universities and dedicated training centres will be considered to ensure optimum training environment and to extend the reach of RWC 2019 to even more communities across Japan.
Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana make it two wins from two in the Rugby Americas North Championship to keep their RWC 2019 qualification hopes alive.
The United Arab Emirates convincingly beat Thailand to win the Asia Rugby Championship Division 2 title and remain alive in the region's RWC 2019 qualifying process.
RWC 2015 was the most-connected and social rugby event ever, recording major growth in live audiences, online penetration and new markets, according to research commissioned by World Rugby.
The Webb Ellis Cup finds its way to Uzbekistan as the regional qualifying process for RWC 2019 continues in Asia.
From Tokyo to Hokkaido, find out the venues for RWC 2019 in Japan.