The All Blacks have added a Japan-based training camp to their preparations for the Rugby World Cup. As they attempt to win a third consecutive world title without precedent. Sports fanatics from all over the world can now grab Rugby World Cup Tickets online to enjoy most exciting rugby matches.
According to a report from the New Zealand Herald, the New Zealand Rugby has accepted an offer from the authorities of the city of Kashiwa inviting the All Blacks to train in the city, located 50 km north-east of the capital Japan, Tokyo, in mid-September.
This deal gives New Zealand a chance to avoid a rough start to the tournament, as it did against Argentina four years ago when it was in a hurry for the entire match before ending up 26 to 26 winner at Wembley Stadium in London.
It is thought that Kashiwa will pay the All Blacks over a million dollars to train and stay in town for four days.
It is likely that Steve Hansen’s men will have to meet their trade obligations as part of the offer, but this will give the defending world champions a chance to acclimate to Japan ahead of their inaugural World Cup match against Japan. South Africa on 21 September.
The All Blacks will travel to Kashiwa two days after their Tonga World Cup clash in Hamilton on Sept. 7, before being transferred to Tokyo about a week before their Springbok game.
The winner of this meeting will probably be in front of the group, Italy, Canada and Namibia being the only other opponents of Pool B before the quarter-finals of the competition.
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