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The Olympic Stadium will play a major role in the Rugby World Cup when the tournament comes to Britain in 2015. It joins Twickenham and Wembley on the list of host grounds announced today.
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Rugby Football Union CEO Ian Ritchie says the 2015 rugby World Cup is a chance to grow the game in this country.
Lawrence Dallaglio, the Ambassador for England Rugby 2015 poses with the Web Ellis Trophy at the World Cup announcement.
The Tournament will open at Twickenham Stadium on Friday September 18, 2015, where England will face Oceania 1, confirmed at the close of the Qualification process in 2014.
As well as a selection of Pool games, Twickenham Stadium will also host two quarter-Finals, the semi-finals and the final on October 31.
Included in the 2015 Rugby World Cup match venues are Twickenham Stadium, Wembley Stadium and the Olympic Stadium.
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