Follow live updates from the 2019 Rugby World Cup as Ireland and Scotland open their respective campaigns against one another at Yokohama’s Nissan Stadium.

It’s safe to say the two nations head into this clash on the back of a mixed 12 months. Although Ireland currently top the world rankings, there’s no doubt the side has blown hot and cold this year. A record defeat by England this summer set alarm bells ringing before a sense of normality was restored with back-to-back wins over Wales.

As for Scotland, the disappointment of their 2019 Six Nations was offset by that thrilling 38-38 draw against England in which Gregor Townsend’s men showed that they possess the means to challenge the game’s biggest and best sides. Follow all the action below: