The Rugby World Cup is taking place this year in Japan, running from 20 September through until 2nd November 2019 and will of course present a great opportunity for businesses to boost their trade at the tale end of the summer.
Given the time difference, and with many of the games kicking off in the earlier part of the morning, you will require a temporary event notice (TEN) to enable you to sell alcohol for the start of some of the home nations games.
The home nation’s matches kick off times are as follows (hours are in local time):
|Sunday 22 September||Ireland v Scotland||8.45am|
|Saturday 28 September||Japan v Ireland||8.15am|
|Monday 30 September||Scotland v Samoa||11.15am|
|Thursday 3 October||Ireland v Russia||11.15am|
|Wednesday 9 October||Scotland v Russia||8.15am|
|Saturday 12 October||Ireland v Samoa||11.45am|
|Sunday 13 October||Japan v Scotland||11.45am|
|Sunday 22 September||England v Tonga||11.15am|
|Thursday 26 September||England v USA||11.45am|
|Saturday 5 October||England v Argentina||9.00am|
|Saturday 12 October||England v France||9.15am|
|Monday 23 September||Wales v Georgia||11.15am|
|Sunday 29 September||Australia v Wales||8.45am|
|Wednesday 9 October||Wales v Fiji||10.45am|
|Sunday 13 October||Wales v Uruguay||9.15am|
The kick off times for the knockout stages are as follows:
|Saturday 19 October||QF1 Winner Pool C v Runner-up Pool D||8.15am|
|Saturday 19 October||QF2 Winner Pool B v Runner-up Pool A||11.15am|
|Sunday 20 October||QF3 Winner Pool D v Runner-up Pool C||8.15am|
|Sunday 20 October||QF4 Winner Pool A v Runner-up Pool B||11.15am|
|Saturday 26 October||Winner QF1 v Winner QF2||9.00am|
|Sunday 27 October||Winner QF3 v Winner QF4||9.00am|
|Friday 1 November||Third-place Play-off||9.00am|
|Saturday 2 November||RWC 2019 Final||9.00am|
If you would like any advice or assistance in applying for TENs to cover the additional hours required for the rugby World Cup then please do not hesitate to contact our the licensing team at Gregg Latchams who are our BARBIE partner for all things legal!
Contact Gregg Latchams here or call 0117 9069400 to speak with Ewen Macgregor.