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Gloucester Rugby's Kingsholm Stadium has been named as one of the venues for the 2015 rugby union World Cup.
Kingsholm will host four pool games in the tournament, which includes matches involving Scotland and Argentina. Bob Constantine reports:
Stephen Vaughan, managing director of Gloucester Rugby, has told ITV News West Country the club has had "incredible support" in it's bid to make Kingsholm a World Cup venue.
Gloucester Rugby's managing director Stephen Vaughan says the club is "thrilled and delighted" to be selected as a host venue for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
– Stephen Vaughan, Managing Director - Gloucester Rugby
We're thrilled and delighted to be part of Rugby World Cup 2015 - it's an honour for us. This really is a festival of rugby & what a way to welcome countries to Kingsholm and enjoy the welcome of Gloucester fans.
Gloucester's Kingsholm stadium will play host to Tonga v Europe One in the first of its Rugby World Cup matches on September 19th. They'll then host Scotland v Asia One on September 23rd, before Argentina take on Europe One September 25th.
Gloucester Rugby's home stadium of Kingsholm has been officially confirmed as one of 13 venues across the country to host the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Exeter's Sandy Park stadium was also selected. They're the only rugby club venues to be chosen.
Bristol City football ground Ashton Gate is being considered as a venue for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
The stadium is one of seventeen potential host venues. Up to twelve will be selected when the final decision is made in Spring next year.