New Zealand's Rugby World Cup showdown with Italy has been cancelled due to a typhoon in Japan.


The game will not be re-scheduled – both teams will receive two points each for a 0-0 draw.

The All Blacks are heavy favourites to win the tournament and have rubber-stamped qualification due to the cancellation.

However, Italy needed to win this game to stand a chance of progressing beyond Pool B and have been eliminated from the tournament.

South Africa's place in the next round has been confirmed as a result. has rounded up everything you need to know about how to watch the New Zealand v Italy game on TV and online.

What time is New Zealand v Italy?

New Zealand v Italy should have kicked off at 5:45am on Saturday 12th October 2019.

Where is New Zealand v Italy?

The game was set to take place at City of Toyota Stadium, Toyota. Capacity: 45,000

How to watch and live stream New Zealand v Italy

The game should have been broadcast live on ITV1 on Saturday, but will no longer take place.

How to watch Rugby World Cup highlights

ITV are showing full highlights of every Rugby World Cup fixture on the evening of each day of action.

Most highlights shows will take place around 7:30pm, though occasional days may differ.

For exact timings, check out our TV listings page.

Pool B - Rugby World Cup fixtures

Namibia v Canada


Sunday 13th October