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Rugby World Cup final: The local rugby clubs where you can watch England v South Africa

By James Vukmirovic | Wolverhampton | Rugby | Published:

Find out which clubs in your area are showing the Rugby World Cup final this Saturday.

England take on South Africa in the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday

Rugby clubs around the Black Country and Staffordshire will be opening their doors early on Saturday so fans can watch the final between England and South Africa and enjoy breakfast at the same time.

At least 20 clubs in Staffordshire, Wolverhampton, the Black Country and Kidderminster are showing the big game as fans hope for England to win the Web Ellis Trophy for the second time in their history, 16 years after the 2003 triumph.

  • Scroll down for the full list of local rugby clubs

It will be the culmination of a month and a half of top quality rugby union and a tournament full of surprises.

It will also be the fourth time the World Cup final will be played during the morning in the United Kingdom, with two finals in New Zealand in 1987 and 2011 and England having won the final in Australia in 2003.

Stourbridge Rugby Club is one of the clubs opening its doors tomorrow and Commercial Director Miles Edge says everyone is welcome.

Rugby fans Ethan Bird (top), Ethan Smith (left), Alfie Darby, all age 11, and Phillipa Harlow, 12, ahead of the game at Stourbridge Rugby Club

"I think it's wonderful to be able to open our doors and we'd like nothing more than to welcome in people to the club and make them feel at home," Mr Edge said.

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"We're especially looking forward to greeting people who are there for the first time and will have their first experience of watching a game in the club.

"For me, it's going to be far better to watch the game in a warm rugby club than sitting at home or in a cold pub."

The club is preparing for busy weekend, with its family bonfire and fireworks night on Friday evening and a first team home game against Wharfedale on Saturday.

Where to watch the Rugby World Cup final

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These are some of the clubs where you can go to see the game with details of what time they open and their Facebook pages:

Staffordshire

Eccleshall Rugby Club

Club not open, but will be running event at Bell Inn, High Street, Eccleshall, Stafford, open at 8am.

www.facebook.com/Eccleshall-Rugby-Club-89887917117/

St Leonards RUFC

Doxey Universal Sports and Social Club, Stafford, ST16 1EB

Club open from 8:30 am

https://www.facebook.com/StLeonardsRUFC/

Stafford Rugby Club

Coopers Park, Blackberry Ln, Stafford ST16 2TT

Club open from 8:30am

https://www.facebook.com/Staffordrufc/

Wheaton Aston and Penkridge Rugby Club

Penkridge Sports & Rec Centre, Pinfold Lane, Penkridge, ST19 5QP

Club open from 8:30am

https://www.facebook.com/WAPRugby

Rugeley Rugby Club

Station Rd, Rugeley WS15 2HE

Club open from 8am

https://www.facebook.com/rugeleyrugby/

Cannock Rugby Club

Stafford Rd, Huntington, Cannock WS12 4PD

Club open from 8am

https://www.facebook.com/CannockRugbyClub/

Burntwood Rugby Club

The Sportsway, Burntwood WS7 3PH

Club open from 7am.

https://www.facebook.com/BurntwoodRugbyClub/

Lichfield Rugby Club

Cooke Fields, Tamworth Rd, WS14 9JE Lichfield

Club open from 8am

https://www.facebook.com/LichfieldRugby/

Walsall

Veseyans Rugby Club

Little Hardwick Rd, Walsall WS9 0SQ

Club open from 8am

https://www.facebook.com/VeseyansRugby/

Walsall Rugby Club

Delves Rd, Walsall WS1 3JY

Club open from 8am

https://www.facebook.com/WalsallRFC/

Handsworth Rugby Club

450 Birmingham Rd, Walsall WS5 3JP

Club open from 8am

https://www.facebook.com/HandsworthRUFC/

Wednesbury Rugby Club

Woden Rd North, Wednesbury, WS10 9NP

Club open from 8:30am

https://www.facebook.com/WednesburyRugbyClub/

Sandwell

Warley RFC

Tat Bank Road, Oldbury B69 4NH

Club open from 8:00am

https://www.facebook.com/WarleyRFC/

Wolverhampton

Willenhall Rugby Club

Bognop Road, Essington, WV11 2BA

Club open from 8:30am

https://www.facebook.com/willenhallrufc/

Essington Rugby Club

High Hill, Essington, WV11 2DW

Club open from 8:15am

https://www.facebook.com/essingtonrugbyclub/

Wolverhampton Rugby Club

Castlecroft Road, Castlecroft, Wolverhampton, WV3 8NA

Club open from 8am

https://www.facebook.com/WolverhamptonRugby/

Dudley

Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club

Swindon Rd, Wall Heath, Kingswinford DY6 0AW

Club open from 8am

https://www.facebook.com/dkrfc/

Stourbridge Rugby Club

Stourton Park, Bridgnorth Road, DY7 6QZ Stourbridge

Club open from 8:30am

https://www.facebook.com/StourbridgeRugby/

Old Halesonians Rugby Club

Wassell Grove Lane, Stourbridge, DY9 9JP

Club open from 8am

https://www.facebook.com/halesrugby/

Kidderminster

Kidderminster Carolians Rugby Club

Marlpool Ln, Kidderminster, DY11 5HP

Club open from 8am

https://www.facebook.com/kcrfc1969/

James Vukmirovic

By James Vukmirovic
Community Reporter - @jamesvukmirovic

Community Reporter at the Express & Star, helping under-represented communities to find a voice in Wolverhampton. Contact me at james.vukmirovic@expressandstar.co.uk.

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