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Thousands of rugby fans will descend on Milton Keynes today to watch France take on Canada in the Rugby World Cup.
Stadium MK is hosting the first of three games in the tournament between France and Canada.
The stadium will also see Japan play Samoa this Saturday and Fiji face Uruguay next Tuesday.
It is estimated that the event will bring £60 million pounds to the region's economy.
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Milton Keynes will tomorrow play host to its first game for this year's Rugby World Cup.
In the first of three games taking place at the venue, France will look to take on Canada. The other two will feature Samoa against Japan and Uruguay facing Fiji.
With more than thirty thousand fans expected at each game the tournament is worth more than 50 million pounds to the town.
The MK Don's chairman said;
Ten years ago you would not have imagined milton keynes hosting a worldwide event, a big international sporting event but the stadium has helped put us on the map.
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