Secure your Rugby World Cup Tickets for Japan 2019

Chris Robshaw

England rugby star and Mastercard Ambassador Chris Robshaw faced his largest opponent ever. The former England Captain locked horns with one of Japan’s heaviest sumo stars “Tashiro” in the ultimate scrum at London’s Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park.

The unique face-off encourages sporting fans to enter the ballot for tickets to the tournament as there’s only a few days left.

You have until 14.59 (GMT) on Monday 12 November 2018 to snap up tickets and apply through the official Rugby World 2019 Cup ballot. Supporters can double their chances of securing tickets to each of the matches they apply for by using a Mastercard.

Chris Robshaw said: “The fans really make a tournament what it is and there is no feeling like playing in front of your home crowd, when you have their full support behind you. The sound of your nation’s fans cheering is like nothing else. Apply now for tickets in the Rugby World Cup 2019 ballot for your chance to get tickets to support your team.”

Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan has been hailed as a ground-breaking movement for the sport and after their stellar performance last year, Japan will be looking to build on their positive performances in next year’s tournament.

After sponsoring Rugby World Cup in 2015, Mastercard is continuing its long-standing support of global sport and will again be giving fans more Priceless experiences before and during Japan 2019.

The Rugby World Cup 2019 ticket ballot closes at 14.59 (GMT) on Monday 12 November 2018. Fans can double their chances of securing tickets by using a Mastercard at

Remaining tickets will go on sale at 01:00 (GMT) on Saturday 19 January 2019. Tickets will be sold in real time on a first come, first served basis at