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Volunteers try out to join 'The Pack' in Milton Keynes

Hundreds of people will arrive in Milton Keynes today hoping to become an official volunteer for Rugby World Cup 2015.

Jonny Wilkinson launched the campaign earlier this year Credit:

More than 20,000 people applied for the try outs which are being held across the country, but only 6,000 will be selected. The volunteers - known as The Pack - will welcome rugby fans to the match venues, which includes Stadium MK.


Tickets for Rugby World Cup matches at Stadium MK go on sale

Stadium MK, where three Rugby World Cup matches will take place. Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Tickets for next year's Rugby World Cup go on sale at 10am today - with three of the matches being played in Milton Keynes.

Up to one million tickets for all 48 matches will be put on general sale with over-subscribed games going to a ballot.

The matches coming to Stadium MK include France versus Canada and Samoa against Japan.

Fans are being warned not to buy tickets from illegal touts.

Winkelman: Hosting world cup has become real

MK Dons chairman Pete Winkelman says it's now become real that Stadium MK will host the Rugby World Cup.

The two year countdown to the Rugby World Cup is now underway. Stadium MK will host three games during the 2015 competition.

The chairman of the League One side said hosting Northampton Saints games at Stadium MK had been among the most exciting events at the venue.


Greenwood kicks-off Rugby World Cup countdown

Greenwood at World Cup launch Credit: ITV News Anglia

The official countdown to the 2015 Rugby World Cup has started.

Rugby World Cup winner Will Greenwood was at a launch event at Snowzone in Milton Keynes to say World Cup rugby is just two years away from being staged in the town.

Stadium MK will host three games during the competition

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