The 2015 Rugby World Cup is upon us.

Fiji and host nation England will kick off the world’s premier rugby event Friday at 3:00 p.m. ET at London’s famed Twickenham Stadium. It will mark the beginning of the six-week event, which will take place throughout the United Kingdom, including at Wembley Stadium in London.

You can watch the start of the 2015 Rugby World Cup by clicking on the photo below.

Wembley Stadium, Rugby World Cup

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Thumbnail photo via Aerial view of Wembley Stadium (center) and Wembley Arena (left). Wembley Stadium will play host to the soccer competition for the 2012 London Olympics. Wembley Arena is the venue for badminton and rhythmic gymnastics.