Final preparations are underway at Yokohama International Stadium, as England and South Africa stir themselves for tomorrow's Rugby World Cup final in Japan.
World Cup finalists England and South Africa are among the five nominees announced for the 2019 World Rugby Team of the Year award.
More than one million spectators have attended fanzones at this year's Rugby World Cup in Japan, according to World Rugby.
Handré Pollard's penalty four minutes from time sent South Africa through to the Rugby World Cup final as they overcame Wales 19-16 in a gruelling encounter at International Stadium Yokohama.
England defied the odds to defeat defending champions New Zealand 19-7 in the Rugby World Cup semi-final in Japan.
World Rugby's Impact Beyond programme is aiming to leave a lasting legacy for tens of thousands of children, long after its showpiece tournament in Japan is over.
Rugby referee Jaco Peyper has paid the ultimate price for a controversial selfie with Wales fans, being completely overlooked for the World Cup semi-finals.
South Africa brought Japan's glorious run at the Rugby World Cup to an end with a 26-3 win at the quarter-final stage.
A second series of rugby introduction days have been planned by the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) to capitalise on the excitement created from hosting the World Cup.
Japan's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against South Africa tomorrow is set to smash broadcasting records, thanks to a nation's obsession with the Brave Blossoms.
England will meet a frighteningly good New Zealand in the first semi-final of the Rugby World Cup in Japan next Saturday (October 26).
Kenya qualified for their second consecutive Olympic Games, despite being beaten in the final of the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens in Monastir today.
Scotland were sent crashing out of the 2019 Rugby World Cup as hosts Japan won a thrilling Pool A clash to book their place in the quarter-finals in Yokohama.
Members of the Canadian rugby team helped the rescue efforts in Kamaishi after their final Rugby World Cup pool match against Namibia was postponed amid safety concerns in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis passing over Japan.
Kenya will go into the second day of the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens in Monastir in Tunisia confident of qualifying for the Olympics for the second consecutive Games after winning all their opening matches without conceding a point.