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An announcement is expected to name Newcastle as a host city for the Rugby World Cup.

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Newcastle to host World Champions New Zealand

World Champions New Zealand will be coming to St James' Park for one of three Rugby World Cup 2015 matches being hosted in Newcastle.

The All Blacks will face Tonga at the stadium on Friday 9th October 2015. The other two games will see Scotland take on South Africa on Saturday 3rd October 2015, and Samoa on Saturday 10th October 2015.

St James' Park is one of eight football stadia to be selected as Rugby World Cup 2015 venues.

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