Teams arriving ahead of games at stadium:mk

Samoa's opening ceremony
Samoa's opening ceremony

With the Rugby World Cup kicking off this Friday, the teams who will play at Milton Keynes have arrived on English shores ready for the tournament.

France, Canada, Fiji, Samoa, Japan and Uruguay will all play at stadium:mk in their bid to get their hands on the Webb Ellis Trophy.

The Uruguay team arrive

The Uruguay team arrive

On Thursday October 1, France will take on Canada in Pool D, ahead of Pool B’s Samoa vs Japan two days later on Saturday October 3.

The final game takes place on Tuesday October 6 when Fiji take on Uruguay in Pool A.

Tickets for the matches are still available at tickets.rugbyworldcup.com.

There will also be a FanZone set up in Campbell Park for fans of all nations.

The Japanese World Cup squad

The Japanese World Cup squad

France ready for the World Cup

France ready for the World Cup

The Fijians

The Fijians