Rugby in the Midlands

Birmingham and Leicester will host some of the Rugby World Cup 2015 matches.

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Leicester's Mayor: 'Rugby World Cup will boost economy'

Leicester already has a great reputation as a sporting city, and it is a real privilege to take part in hosting the Rugby World Cup 2015.

This hugely-popular event will also be a major boost to the city's economy, bringing in thousands of visiting fans from across the globe.

– Leicester City Mayor Peter Soulsby

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