SW Londoner takes to the streets of London to find out who will be watching the World Cup.
The Rugby World Cup kicked off on Friday with hosts New Zealand taking on Tonga.
The fixture schedule means many people will be working when the matches are on raising concerns that this might affect the number of people watching.
We took to the streets of South West London to find out:
Will you be following this year’s Rugby World Cup?
Will Hull, England fan, Wimbledon
“I am following the Rugby, I played throughout school.”
Simon Goedhals, South Africa fan, Wimbledon
“I will be following it on the iphone app and think the pubs will be busy. South Africa won it last year, I think they have a pretty good chance. Everyone is worried about New Zealand but often they choke.”
Greg Allen, England fan, Pinner
“I will be pretty much following it online and think New Zealand will win. England have been better, they have a good chance, but not an amazing one.”
Tash Ruscheiriski, South Africa fan, South Africa
“Yes, I will be following the Rugby World cup. I think South Africa have been underrated and New Zealand will choke but it’s a shame because I would like them to win if South Africa don’t.”
Levi Pinter, neutral, Earlsfield
“I like some sports but rugby is not my thing. There’s no reason I will not be following it, I’ve just never watched it.”
Naveen, England fan, Wimbledon
“I will not be following the Rugby World cup. I like the best teams to do well but I will be supporting England.”
Nadeem Ashraf, England fan, Crawley
“I am not a rugby man but I think New Zealand will win. Natural instincts always say England will win, you feel sorry for them.”
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