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

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Villa Park confims it is a venue for Rugby World Cup

Aston Villa statement:

The Club is delighted to confirm that Villa Park has been announced as one of the match venues for the Rugby World Cup 2015 to be hosted in England.

Tournament organisers England Rugby 2015 (ER 2015) and tournament owners Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) today announced the full list of venues and published the match schedule for RWC 2015.

Villa Park is one of 13 match venues, alongside other iconic stadia such as Twickenham, Wembley, Millennium Stadium and Olympic Park.

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