The day of Newcastle's first Rugby World Cup match was filled with excitement, from the moment the first fans began to arrive, to Habana's victory clinching try.

The atmosphere in the city has been buzzing, as locals mixed with fans from Scotland and South Africa:

Fans flocked to the city. Credit: PA
Fans flocked to the city. Credit: PA
Fans flocked to the city. Credit: ITV News
Fans flocked to the city. Credit: ITV News
Fans flocked to the city. Credit: ITV News
Fans flocked to the city. Credit: PA