2015 Rugby World Cup

The 8th Rugby Union World Cup will be held in England from 4 September to 17 October 2015. On 28 July 2009, the International Rugby Board determined the country to host the tournament. England wore in 1991 from the World Cup.

The application of England was part of a wider strategy of Great Britain, which provides, orient as many high-profile sporting competitions in a decade. These include not only the rugby union World Cup, the 2012 Summer Olympics, the Rugby League World Cup 2013, Commonwealth Games 2014, the Football World Cup 2018 and the world championship in ODI Cricket 2019.

The organizer expects 2.8 million viewers. The final will be played at Twickenham Stadium.

Qualification

In addition to hosts England, which has also sporty qualified by reaching the quarter- finals of the World Cup 2011, the seven other quarter-finalists of the last World Cup finals and the four third- placed teams from the preliminary round qualify for the tournament. So are eight places to be awarded for the total 20 -nation tournament in the qualification.

Venues

On the day of the announcement that England will host the World Cup in 2015, and the stages were presented, in which the games are to be played. In addition to twelve stadiums in England and the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, will be the venue.

Twickenham Stadium ( 82.000 ) London

Etihad Stadium ( 47,800 seats) Manchester

Millennium Stadium ( 73,350 seats) Cardiff

Elland Road ( 40 204 places) Leeds

Stadium: mk ( 22,000 seats ) Milton Keynes

Sandy Park ( 10,800 seats) Exeter

Welford Road Stadium ( 30,000 seats) * Leicester

Kingsholm Stadium ( 18,000 seats) * Gloucester

Falmer Stadium ( 30,800 seats) Brighton

* Both stages are expanded up to the date of the tournament.

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