With 2019 Rugby world cup starting in a couple of weeks, every team is training its best to lift the cup and become the world champions. This year the tournament is going to be held in Japan.
It is going to be the first time that the tournament will take place in an Asian country. This is exciting as well as challenging for many teams. The weather conditions in Japan are really tough for many teams.
Japan’s monsoons are usually hot and really humid. Keeping this in mind, the Irish team is training well for eight days in Algarve, Portugal so that they can get acclimatized to Japan’s hot weather conditions.
Algarve’s weather conditions are more or less like Japan’s, except the level of humidity. Japan is way more humid than Algarve.
Ireland’s scrum coach has spent almost two years in Japan. He has a good knowledge of what can affect a team’s performance in Japan. Training in Algarve can prove to be a smart move as Ireland’s team would not take long to get used to weather in Japan. This will give them an added advantage over other teams.
The team is practicing well there. They are scheduled to have some morning sessions in 25-degree temperature and some afternoon sessions in 28-29 degree temperature. This will prepare them to beat any likely temperature variation in Japan.
Getting out of comfort zone and training in sweltering heat will serve the purpose for the team. Can anything be better than this?
Rugby is a sport which is followed all over the world and its world Cup tournament is going to be a huge event. Every team must put their best foot forward in order to claim such a prestigious title. Ireland is practicing strategically which in return will fetch them great results.