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Ross Karl at Ajinomoto Stadium.

WATCH: Japanese fans flock to stadium hours before kick-off

The home team kick off their Rugby World Cup campaign against Russia.

Perenara takes in the sights of Tokyo on Friday.

Perenara's proud stand for social justice

The All Blacks halfback is determined to take full advantage of his platform.

Kieran Read and the All Blacks.

Spark's last-minute shock for Rugby World Cup customer

"You'll need a new plan".

Ioane.

Ioane unlikely to regain All Blacks start - Cullen

The NZ great believes it's a long way back to the first XV for the star wing.

Trudeau apologised for his actions.

All Blacks fans worst perpetrators of blackface - Sean Plunket

"We probably do more blackface than anyone else."

Will the All Blacks hoist the cup again this year?

The best spots for Kiwis to watch the opening weekend of the Rugby World Cup

A complete guide to a weekend fit for a rugby lover.

Steve Hansen during a All Blacks training session.

Hansen's advice to anxious All Blacks fans

The All Blacks coach urges supporters not to stress over the Rugby World Cup.

Scott Barrett was sent off against the Wallabies in Perth last month.

Barrett not expecting red-card repeat

The All Blacks lock forward has learnt his lesson from the Perth expulsion.

Ross Karl and John Day 'at work' in Tokyo.

Crooked Feed: All Blacks depth like a well-stocked bar

It's far from the last call for Steve Hansen's squad.

Richie Mo'unga, All Blacks first five.

Mo'unga feared World Cup over before it started

The All Blacks No.10 has recovered from a shoulder injury to face South Africa.

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The Cup 19 podcast: All Blacks brace for 'Boks

Christian Cullen and Kevin Putt break down Saturday's crunch clash in Yokohama.

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen discusses Rassie Erasmus' comments.

'Mind games': Hansen slams Springboks' referee jibes

"I don't agree with what Rassie Erasmus is doing."

Watch: The latest Rugby World Cup report out of Japan.

Mo'unga returns for South Africa showdown

The All Blacks first-five has recovered from injury for the Rugby World Cup opener.

Kieran Read scores a try against Tonga.

RWC Power Rankings: All Blacks still team to beat

Grant Chapman sorts contenders from pretenders in Japan.

Newshub's Ross Karl & All Blacks midfielder Sonny Bill Williams.

Watch: If Sonny Bill's fit, he'll face Springboks

Newshub's Ross Karl thinks the injury-prone midfielder will line up in the World Cup opener.

Sevu Reece & George Bridge sing the national anthem.

RWC19: Who starts for All Blacks against South Africa

Newshub's John Day takes a shot at selecting his side for the World Cup opener.

Erasmus.

Referees have favoured All Blacks - Erasmus

The Springboks claim NZ's world dominance has affected officials.

Hansen with Beauden Barrett.

Hansen 'couldn't be clearer' on All Blacks line-up

The coach says he'll name his strongest 23 to face the Springboks.

Siya Kolisi.

Springboks name familiar side against All Blacks

Captain Siya Kolisi is the only change to the team that drew in Wellington.

Springboks halfback Faf de Klerk.

All Blacks v Springboks rivalry set to ignite World Cup

South African halfback Faf de Klerk believes the game is a 50-50.