From 20 September to 2 November 2019, Japan was alive with the passion, excitement and drama of Rugby World Cup 2019.

As Worldwide Partner of the tournament, Societe Generale continues to bring people together and encourages all to celebrate the biggest rugby event in the world.

Visit www.societegenerale.asia for all the latest Rugby World Cup 2019 news. 

Committed to Rugby for over 30 years

As a long-standing partner of rugby and with a commitment to its communities that’s lasted for over 30 years, Societe Generale is involved at every stage, from grass-roots to the highest level.

Societe Generale supports over 500 amateur clubs and has funded more than 50 local community projects to date, all contributing to growing rugby in areas where the sport is not fully developed. 

Join the journey with Societe Generale

With legendary players, heart-breaking moments and breath-taking victories, Rugby World Cup has the power to bring people together across diverse cultures, countries, languages and communities and Societe Generale believes this journey is best when shared together.

Joining us on the journey are international rugby legends Jonny Wilkinson (England), Thierry Dusautoir (France), Matt Giteau (Australia), Ayumu Goromaru (Japan), and Toshiaki Hirose (Japan).

Societe Generale brings together staff, fans, players, Rugby heroes and the wider Rugby community to share the team spirit, the passion and the emotions on the journey towards the first Rugby World Cup on Asian shores.

Join us on this journey to Rugby World Cup 2019 and follow Societe Generale on social media:

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@SocieteGenerale
@SocGen_Japan
@SocGen_HK
@SocGen_India

Best of Rugby Wolrd Cup 2019

The Rugby World Cup in Japan ended on the 2 November with South Africa's victory over England (32-12).

Societe Generale, Worldwide Partner and Official Bank of the competition, is proud to have accompanied the 48 matches of a tournament that will be long remembered.

60 secondes with...

Guilhem Guirado, Captain of the French rugby team, answers our questions ahead of going to the World Cup tournament in Japan. Watch the interview and see the French captain from a different angle!

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Rugby World Cup memories with Thierry Dusautoir and Conrad Smith

In this video two big names of international rugby, formerly opponents and today friends, reminisce their past gloreis. The French player Thierry Dusautoir, voted World Rugby Player of the Year in in 2011, talks with New Zealander Conrad Smith, winner of two World Cups with the All Blacks.

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Rugby Wolrd Cup 2019 Infographic

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May the best team win!

Make your Rugby World Cup match predictions

The Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, of which Societe Generale is a Major Partner and Official Bank, ran from 20 September to 2 November. To mark the event, Societe Generale invited everyone to join in the fun with their own match predictions, with many prizes to be won!

Make your predictions on the site

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Societe Generale became the official "rugby bank" in 1987. Today, this longstanding partnership means the bank proudly displays its logo on the game’s goalposts and closely associates its values to those of the sport. A commitment that hasn't happened by chance: its roots reach right back to the beginning of the last century.

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