Where to Watch the 2015 Rugby World Cup in Busan

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For those interested in watching the 2015 Rugby World Cup this year, there are a few places around to catch your country in action. Defending champs New Zealand may be the favorites to win the Webb Ellis Cup, but hosts England won’t go down without a fight.

Twenty nations are competing in the seven-week-long tournament, which culminates at the final at Twickenham Stadium in London on October 31st (November 1 local time).

While the times of the matches are eight hours ahead of England, some bars around the city will stay open into the wee hours to let you catch all the action.

Where to watch the games


Beached Bar – The best bar for rugby in Busan. Will show almost all the games, and if you are an All Blacks fan, you are in luck. Kiwi owned and operated, there are drink specials when the All Blacks play.


The Wolfhound – Also a great place to watch the games. Almost all will be played and you can enjoy the good menu as well.

Sharky’s – Will probably be showing most of the early games, and there’s plenty of other options to do if the game is not your thing.


Eva’s Ticket – Known more for American sports, if you ask they will likely oblige to show the early games live as well and possibly late on the weekends.


The Basement – The only bar in PNU showing the games that we know of. Great place to enjoy the games.

Schedule (local Korea times)


Saturday 19 September 2015

• England vs Fiji (Pool A; Twickenham; 04:00 kick-off)

• Tonga vs Georgia (Pool C; Gloucester; 20:00 kick-off)

• Ireland vs Canada (Pool D; Cardiff; 22:30 kick-off)

Sunday 20 September 2015

• South Africa vs Japan (Pool B; Brighton; 00:45 kick-off)

• France vs Italy (Pool D; Twickenham; 04:00 kick-off)

• Samoa vs USA (Pool B; Brighton; 20:00 kick-off)

• Wales vs Uruguay (Pool A; Cardiff; 22:30 kick-off)

Monday 21 September 2015

• New Zealand vs Argentina (Pool C; Wembley; 00:45 kick-off)

Wednesday 23 September 2015

• Scotland vs Japan (Pool B; Gloucester; 22:30 kick-off)

Thursday 24 September 2015

• Australia vs Fiji (Pool A; Cardiff; 00:45 kick-off)

• France vs Romania (Pool D; QE Olympic Park; 04:00 kick-off)

Friday 25 September 2015

• New Zealand vs Zambia (Pool C; QE Olympic Park; 04:00 kick-off)

Saturday 26 September 2015

• Argentina vs Georgia (Pool C; Gloucester; 00:45 kick-off)

• Italy vs Canada (Pool D; Leeds; 22:30 kick-off)

Sunday 27 September 2015

• South Africa vs Samoa (Pool B; Birmingham, 00:45 kick-off)

• England vs Wales (Pool A; Twickenham; 04:00 kick-off)

• Australia vs Uruguay (Pool A; Birmingham; 20:00 kick-off)

• Scotland vs USA (Pool B; Leeds; 22:30 kick-off)

Monday 28 September 2015

• Ireland vs Romania (Pool D; Wembley; 00:45 kick-off)

Wednesday 30 September 2015

• Tonga vs Namibia (Pool C; Exeter; 00:45 kick-off)

Friday 2 October 2015

• Wales vs Fiji (Pool A; Cardiff; 00:45 kick-off)

• France vs Canada (Pool D; Milton Keynes; 04:00 kick-off)

Saturday 3 October 2015

• New Zealand vs Georgia (Pool C; Cardiff; 04:00 kick-off)

• Samoa vs Japan (Pool B; Milton Keynes; 22:30 kick-off)

Sunday 4 October 2015

• South Africa vs Scotland (Pool B; Newcastle upon Tyne; 00:45 kick-off)

• England vs Australia (Pool A; Twickenham; 04:00 kick-off)

• Argentina vs Tonga (Pool C; Leicester; 22:30 kick-off)

Monday 5 October 2015

• Ireland vs Italy (Pool D; QE Olympic Park; 00:45 kick-off)

Wednesday 7 October 2015

• Canada vs Romania (Pool D; Leicester; 00:45 kick-off)

• Fiji vs Uruguay (Pool A; Milton Keynes; 04:00 kick-off)

Thursday 8 October 2015

• South Africa vs USA (Pool B; QE Olympic Park; 00:45 kick-off)

• Namibia vs Georgia (Pool C; Exter; 04:00 kick-off)

Saturday 10 October 2015

• New Zealand vs Tonga (Pool C; Newcastle upon Tyne; 04:00 kick-off)

• Samoa vs Scotland (Pool B; Newcastle upon Tyne; 22:30 kick-off)

Sunday 11 October 2015

• Australia vs Wales (Pool A; Twickenham; 00:45 kick-off)

• England vs Uruguay (Pool A; Manchester; 04:00 kick-off)

• Argentina vs Namibia (Pool C; Leicester; 20:00 kick-off)

• Italy vs Romania (Pool D; Exeter; 22:30 kick-off)

Monday 12 October 2015

• France vs Ireland (Pool D; Cardiff; 00:45 kick-off)

• USA vs Japan (Pool B; Gloucester; 04:00 kick-off)

Rugby World Cup 2015 Quarter Finals

Sunday 18 October 2015

• Quarter Final 1 – Pool B winner vs Pool A runner-up (Twickenham; 00:00 kick-off)

• Quarter Final 2 – Pool C winner vs Pool D runner-up (Cardiff; 04:00 kick-off)

• Quarter Final 3 – Pool D winner vs Pool C runner-up (Cardiff; 21:00 kick-off)

Monday 19 October 2015

• Quarter Final 4 – Pool A winner vs Pool B runner-up (Twickenham; 04:00 kick-off)

Rugby World Cup 2015 Semi Finals

Sunday 25 October 2015

• Winner QF1 vs Winner QF2 (Twickenham; 00:00 kick-off)

Monday 26 October 2015

• Winner QF3 vs Winner QF4 (Twickenham; 00:00 kick-off)

Rugby World Cup 2015 Bronze Final

Saturday 31 October 2015

• Loser SF1 vs Loser SF2 (QE Olympic Park; 04:00 kick-off)

Rugby World Cup 2015 Final

Sunday 1 November 2015

• Winner SF1 vs Winner SF2 (Twickenham; 00:00 kick-off)

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