BBC Sport has announced that the Rugby Championship will return to England this summer for the first time since 2009.
This will mark the 50th year of the Rugby World Cup and the 50-year anniversary of the game.
“It is great to see the game get back to its rightful place in the UK and for the Rugby community to play their part in the global sporting spectacle,” said David Ford, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) Chairman and CEO.
“The UK Rugby Football League has always played a key role in supporting the game in its homeland.
It has been a wonderful achievement for rugby and the sport in the rest of the world.”
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The Rugby Championship returns to London on Sunday, June 13, 2019.
The 2018 Rugby World Championship will be the first Rugby Championship to be held in the English capital.
The tournament will be staged in the north-east, with fixtures at St George’s Park, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, the Royal Albert Hall, The O2 Arena, the National Stadium, the Olympic Park, and The National Theatre.
In 2019, the tournament will also feature a return to the BBC Six Nations in the North, with Wales hosting Scotland and France taking on Italy, New Zealand hosting Scotland, and Ireland taking on Ireland.
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The event will see England, France, Scotland, Wales and Italy face off against France, Wales, Italy, Argentina and Italy in the Rugby Super League, which also includes the Rugby League World Cup in Australia.
The Four Nations will see Scotland, Argentina, Wales (the home team) and France (the away team) play the Four Nations Rugby Championship in France.
Ireland and Italy will also be competing in the Six Nations, with Italy hosting Wales in the autumn, Ireland playing Italy in January and Ireland hosting Italy in March.RWC 2019: Eight teams in six groups of eight teams from across the globe compete in 2019RWC 2020: Eight matches will take a place across four continents in the first ever Rugby World Rugby ChampionshipThe Rugby World Championships, which takes place across eight continents, is set to kick off in 2020 and the first four matches will be held at Stade de France, the Stade Louis II, in Paris.
A total of 12 teams will play each match in the format of a double-elimination format, with the top four teams from each region progressing to the quarter-finals.
The teams that are promoted from the quarter final will then face each other for a one-off series in the quarterfinals, before the top two teams from the tournament progress to the final.
The format of the tournament has also changed, with teams from different regions competing in a single group.
The team that finishes in the top three of each group will advance to the round of 16.
The eight teams will face each another, with all four matches taking place in a double elimination format.
The group stages will be divided into three groups, with each group being comprised of teams from six different regions.
The groups will be seeded by their respective regions, with top three teams from a group advancing to the Round of 16, followed by the quarter finalists.
The quarter finals will take part in a knockout format, where the top eight teams advance to a playoff round.
The semi-finals will be hosted in the same venue and time zone as the final, with quarter finals teams competing in an eight-team knockout bracket.
The top four winners from the semi-final stage will advance directly to the finals, where there will be a knockout stage featuring two groups of four teams each.
The final will be contested at Wembley Stadium.
The 2019 Rugby Championships will take over the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, with a total of 18 teams from 12 different regions participating in each event.
The top four will advance straight to the tournament finals in Rome.