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Today's vital Rugby World Cup Qualifier between Uruguay and Hong Kong is now just hours away from kick-off. It is to begin at 3:45pm local time which corresponds to 6:45pm GMT. The winner of the fixture is to face Russia whom defeated Zimbabwe earlier today. Russia will now face either Uruguay or Hong Kong in a series of home and away matches in September and October with the winner being declared the Play-Off Winner. This country will participate in Rugby World Cup 2015 occupying the 20th and final place in the tournament. This team is to play in Pool A facing the highly demanding task of playing Australia, England, Fiji and Wales. Before then, however all eyes are on the repecharge matches with the match in Montevideo being the centre of attention for the rugby community in the Americas.
The match will be played this afternoon at the official home stadium of Uruguayan rugby the Estadio Charrúa in the country's capital. A live stream of the match will be broadcast free of charge by the IRB. It can be accessed by clicking here.