The Rugby World Cup, which is held every four years, would commence today. The UK will be hosting the tournament this season. The opening ceremony is due to commence at midnight today (18th) in SL time.
20 teams under 4 Pools are due to compete this time. The English and the Fiji teams are to play the opening match.
The Rugby World Cup tournament consists of 48 matches; the Grand Finale is due on next 31st.
A great number of fans have already arrived in the UK to watch it live.