Setting the stage for 2015

The vision for 2015's Rugby World Cup is set to being laid out today.

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Inspiring a new generation of rugby players

Rugby Football Union CEO Ian Ritchie says the 2015 rugby World Cup is a chance to grow the game in this country.

“We need to seize the opportunity to bring the whole country together, to inspire a new generation of players, supporters and volunteers from new communities across the length and breadth of the land.”

– Rugby Football Union CEO Ian Ritchie

Big hopes for 2015


Rugby World Cup to open at Twickenham

The 2015 Rugby World Cup will open at Twickenham Credit: ITN

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.

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