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USA v Tonga and Wales v Uruguay go ahead as scheduled, Namibia v Canada is canceled.

TOKYO, 13 Oct – World Rugby and the Japan Rugby 2019 Organizing Committee has announced that today's Rugby World Cup 2019 Pool C match between USA and Tonga at Hanazono (14:45), and Rugby World Cup 2019 Pool D match between Wales and Uruguay at Kumamoto (17:15) will go ahead as scheduled.

The decision was taken following an assessment of the venue and associated infrastructure this morning in partnership with the respective host cities. World Rugby and the Japan Rugby 2019 Organizing Committee would like to thank everyone involved in getting the matches on.

A detailed assessment is under way at Yokohama International Stadium for today's Pool A match between Japan and Scotland, and an announcement will be made at the conclusion of that important process.

The Pool B match between Namibia and Canada at 12:15 in Kamaishi has been canceled.

Fans are welcome to monitor the official Rugby World Cup social and digital channels, including the @ Japan2019_ENG fan information Twitter account for any further information and updates.


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