The host country Japan, to open world cup of rugby, with victory in Russia

Japan is the world CHAMPIONSHIP rugby in their own country, Friday will open with a fine victory. At the Tokyo Stadium and saw 50,000 people and that of the host country, with 30 to 10 is too strong for Russia.

The world cup for the first time in Asia, will be held. The event, which is also used for the first time, not a traditional rugby nation. Of the twenty of the best countries in the world, will compete over the next month and a half to see the Webb Ellis Cup.

It is the ninth world cup history, was on Friday officially opened by the Japanese prince Akishino. The host nation did so eight times previously competed in the global finals, but fortunately survived, never pulling out. That was Russia is not the only one participating, in the course of 2011.

Sunday is defending champion of New Zealand in action against one of the other titelkandidaat South Africa. With France, Argentina, Australia, Fiji, there are two more matches on the program.

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Russia’s first try of the tournament

The host had a poor start because of an error in the defence and was able Kirill Golonitskii for the first try of the tournament’s appeal. An entire conversion took about Yuri Kushnarev’s the Russians, then, on a 0 to 7-edge.

Japan for stronger back in the game. Thanks to the two lovely try from Kotaro Matsushima was in the mid-12-7.

Russia could be up to an hour to play a little bit at the track will remain of Japan’s (19-10), but in the last two minutes of ran down the clock to 30 to 10, with the third try of the Matsushima.

In group A, will play any further, Samoa, the republic of Ireland and the isle of man. The Irish and the Scots are taking to the Sunday one against the other in Yokohama. Only the top two nations from each group will advance to the knock-out stages.

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