World Rugby has called a press conference for 4am BST in which an update will be issued on whether England’s World Cup clash with France will be moved or cancelled.
England’s climax to the World Cup group stage against France is facing the triple threat of illness, injury and the approach of Super Typhoon Hagibis.
Super Typhoon Hagibis is currently on course to affect England’s rugby world cup meeting with France in Tokyo on Saturday.
Owen Farrell dismissed concern for his wellbeing after he was the victim of a dangerous tackle to the head in England’s 39-10 victory over Argentina at Tokyo Stadium.
Joe Marler insists England will match the passion of Argentina as he reflects on the incident that produced two cards when he last faced the Pumas.
England will launch their World Cup quest with all guns blazing after naming their strongest available side for Sunday’s clash with Tonga at the Sapporo Dome.
England open their 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign against Tonga in Sapporo on Sunday.
England face Tonga in their World Cup opener on Sunday amid a call from within their own camp to play a Test in the Pacific nation to aid a region that has enriched to the sport.
Manu Tuilagi believes England’s World Cup quest will benefit from the diverse blend of cultures within Eddie Jones’ squad.
England coach Eddie Jones has warned the typhoon sweeping across Asia could have a major disruption on the World Cup in Japan but says he has contingency plans in place to deal with it.
Jonny Wilkinson believes England’s masters of reinvention can power their country to World Cup glory in Japan.