ENGLAND are preparing to take on South Africa in Saturday's World Cup final.

The team have capitivated the nation on their route to the showpiece which will be held in Yokohoma, especially with their 19-7 win over New Zealand last weekend.

Their semi-final win tees up a showdown with South Africa, with the two sides meeting again after their 2007 final in Paris.

The Springboks were the victors on that occasion, and Eddie Jones's side will be hoping to make amends this time around, cheered on by millions of fans across the country.

People will be waking up early to tune into the match, which will be on shown live on ITV.

It kicks off at 9am, and many will be flocking to their local pub to watch the game.

However, some are warning that people will need tickets or should arrive early, as they're expecting to be busy.

Here's a list of some of the pubs that will be opening their doors early to show the match:

  • Fox & Hounds (Greene King), Mulford Hill, Tadley
  • Laarsens, 5-7 Wote Street
  • The Four Horseshoes, Reading Road, Sherfield-on-Loddon
  • Basingstoke Rugby Football Club, Down Grange Farmhouse, Pack Lane (tickets only)
  • Beacon (Greene King), 35 Kings Road
  • Bakers (Greene King), 15-15A Winchester Street
  • The Angel (Wetherspoon), Festival Place
  • Basingstoke & North Hants Cricket Club, Fairfields Road
  • The Rising Sun, Chapel Hill
  • Oakridge West Community Centre, Upton Crescent
  • Barton’s Mill, Bartons Lane, Old Basing
  • Portsmouth Arms, Hatch Warren Way
  • The Bounty Inn, 81 Bounty Road
  • The Royal Oak, 414 Worting Road
  • Golden Lion, Jays Close
  • The Maidenhead Inn (Wetherspoon), 17 Winchester Street