Posted on 6th August 2015 by Charter A

The Rugby World Cup starts in September and we couldn’t be more excited. With the first match being held in Twickenham between England and Fiji, the 18th of September will mark the start of the festivities. Want to find out more?

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Who is Playing?

From October the 17th, the Quarter Finals will start, and the teams playing each other will be announced after all of the first matches have been played on Sunday 11th October. You can view all of the matches on the official Rugby World Cup website where you can find the venue, the date, and the teams playing throughout the whole cup. Here at the fixtures for the teams in the United Kingdom and who they are playing:

England’s matches:
Playing Fiji on Friday 18th September
Playing Wales on Saturday 26th September
Playing Australia on Saturday 3rd October
Playing Uruguay on Saturday 10th October

Wales’ matches:
Playing Uruguay on Sunday 20th Septemeber
Playing England on Saturday 26th September
Playing Fiji on Thursday 1st October
Playing Australia on Saturday 10th October

Ireland’s matches:
Playing Canada on Saturday 19th September
Playing Romania on Sunday 27th September
Playing Italy on Sunday 4th October
Playing France on Sunday 11th October

Scotland’s matches:
Playing Japan on Wednesday 23rd September
Playing USA on Sunday 27th September
Playing South Africa on Saturday 3rd October
Playing Samoa on Saturday 10th October

The Venues

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There are 13 stadiums in England that are hosting the World Cup, all being accessible by air for a luxurious entrance. For information about the stadiums, including history, capacity, past players and local facts, view this article. But for now, here is a list of all the stadiums hosting matches:

  • Brighton Community Stadium
  • Elland Road
  • Kingsholm Stadium
  • Leicester City Stadium
  • Manchester City Stadium
  • Millennium Stadium
  • The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
  • Sandy Park
  • St James’ Park
  • Stadium MK
  • Twickenham Stadium
  • Villa Park
  • Wembley Stadium

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Days Out

The Rugby World Cup provides endless amounts of opportunities for exciting days out, whether you include a match in a weekend away or want to surprise a loved one with a VIP viewing. You can find out more information about all of the cities where matches will be played in the host cities section of the Rugby World Cup website so you can plan your weekend and make the most of your trip.

If you want to arrive in style, visit our 2015 events page to find out how we can take you to and from the event with our private helicopter service.

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