Rugby World Cup 2015: Newcastle Host City

For eight days, one of the biggest sporting events in the world makes its home in the North East. New Zealand, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa and Tonga - along with their fans - will come together in Newcastle to cheer on their team and celebrate sport.

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The All Blacks spotted leaving Newcastle

Ma'a Nonu celebrated his 100th New Zealand cap with a try as his side wrapped up a clean sweep of group-stage victories by thrashing Tonga 47-9 at St James' Park last night.

The team have been spotted at Newcastle Airport today ahead of their quarter-final match in Cardiff on October 17.

It was four wins from four for New Zealand in the group stage. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

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