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Rugby World Cup 2019 Semi-final, Oct 26

By Chris Dinsdale

October 26, 2019 - England and New Zealand clash at the International Stadium Yokohama in the first semi-final of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. England face the daunting task of beating a New Zealand team for the first time since 2012 to reach their third World Cup final, while the All Blacks, undefeated in World Cup matches since 2007, remain on course for a fourth title.

England overcame old rivals Australia to reach the semi-finals, while New Zealand shattered Ireland’s hopes of making it past the quarter-finals for the first time.

The final takes place at the International Stadium in Yokohama on November 2, where the champions will be presented with the Webb Ellis Cup.

PUBLISHED: 23/10/2019; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images