Rugby World Cup: Scotland v Japan to go ahead

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Scotlands World Cup match with Japan will proceed on Sunday, World Rugby continues to be verified.
Gregor Townsends guys would have been removed from the World Cup had the Pool A finale been cancelled.
The match was under threat with a change of dates ruled out, by Typhoon Hagibis.
Scotland is led by the host country by four points after three victories and a cancellation would have led to the game being declared a draw.
Group competitions Ireland have secured their position with a bonus-point win over Samoa in the last eight.
Scotland should take four more points than the host country to progress to the quarter finals.
A review of the stadium in Yokahama from World Rugby happened on Saturday at 22:00 BST, with an announcement made almost five hours afterwards.
Even the New Zealand v Italy and England v France games scheduled for Saturday were all cancelled.
World Rugby rules say thatwhere a pool game cant be initiated on the day where it is scheduled, it will not be postponed to the subsequent day and will be deemed as cancelled. In instances like this, the end result shall be allocated two things each without a dent registered.

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