Japan will host two Pacific Nations Cup 2019 matches as part of a readiness programme for Rugby World Cup 2019.
Fiji win the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2018 after defeating Georgia in Saturday's title decider at the ANZ Stadium in Suva, while Tonga take second place following victory over Samoa.
Defending champions Fiji overcome Samoa 24-22 on an opening of the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2018 which also saw Georgia edge Tonga 16-15.
The World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup kicks off in Suva this weekend with the national teams of Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and Georgia battling it out for the coveted trophy.
World Rugby has announced the fixtures for the Pacific Nations Cup 2018, which will be hosted in Fiji from 9-16 June.
We continue to take a brief look back at the World Rugby tournaments that took place in 2017, focusing on the World Rugby Pacific Challenge, the Nations Cup, Pacific Nations Cup and the Americas Pacific Challenge.
Fiji's win over Samoa saw them crowned World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 champions and confirmed Tonga's qualification for Rugby World Cup 2019 as the Oceania 2 qualifier.
Samoa are in determined mood as they look to upset Fiji and qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 as Oceania 2.
Samoa can guarantee a spot at Japan 2019 with a win or draw against Fiji this weekend
Fiji's narrow victory over Tonga in the World Rugby Pacific Nations means they take their place in Pool D at Rugby World Cup 2019 as the Oceania 1 qualifier.