Rugby World Cup 2015: Tickets, fixtures and tournament information

Rugby World Cup 2015: We bring you all you need to know about the prestigious rugby union tournament

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Rugby World Cup tickets are on sale now Photo: RWC

The Rugby World Cup comes to England in 2015. Here, we bring you all you need to know about the prestigious tournament.

What is the Rugby World Cup?

The Rugby World Cup is one of the world’s largest major sporting events and rugby’s showcase tournament held every four years. The inaugural event was hosted in 1987 and the 2011 edition in New Zealand enjoyed a cumulative broadcast audience of four billion.

When does the Rugby World Cup take place?

The 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off on 18 September 2015 and concludes with the final at Twickenham Stadium on 31 October 2015.

Where will the matches be played?

The tournament will be played in 13 venues across England, and in Cardiff at the Millennium Stadium.

Can I buy tickets for the final?

Yes, you can purchase advance tickets for the final at Twickenham on 31 October 2015, on viagogo, through this link.

Match schedule and tickets

The full fixture list is displayed below. Click here to buy tickets for any Rugby World Cup match now through viagogo.

Fri 18 Sep
Pool A England v Oceania 1 (Twickenham) – Tickets

Sat 19 Sep
Pool C Tonga v Europe 1 (Kingsholm) – Tickets
Pool D Ireland v Americas 1 (Millennium Stadium) – Tickets
Pool B South Africa v Asia 1 (Brighton Community Stadium) – Tickets
Pool D France v Italy (Twickenham) – Tickets

Sun 20 Sep
Pool B Samoa v Americas 2 (Brighton Community Stadium) – Tickets
Pool C New Zealand v Argentina (Wembley) – Tickets
Pool A Wales v Play-Off Winner (Millennium Stadium) – Tickets

Wed 23 Sep
Pool B Scotland v Asia 1 (Kingsholm) – Tickets
Pool A Australia v Oceania 1 (Millennium Stadium) – Tickets
Pool D France v Europe 2 (Olympic Stadium) – Tickets

Thu 24 Sep
Pool C New Zealand v Africa 1 (Olympic Stadium) – Tickets

Fri 25 Sep
Pool C Argentina v Europe 1 (Kingsholm) – Tickets

Sat 26 Sep
Pool D Italy v Americas 1 (Elland Road) – Tickets
Pool B South Africa v Samoa (Villa Park) – Tickets
Pool A England v Wales (Twickenham) – Tickets

Sun 27 Sep
Pool A Australia v Play-Off Winner (Villa Park) – Tickets
Pool B Scotland v Americas 2 (Elland Park) – Tickets
Pool D Ireland v Europe 2 (Wembley) – Tickets

Tue 29 Sep
Pool C Tonga v Africa 1 (Sandy Park) – Tickets

Thu 1 Oct
Pool D France v Americas 1 (stadium:mk) – Tickets
Pool A Wales v Oceania 1 (Millennium Stadium) – Tickets

Fri 2 Oct
Pool C New Zealand v Europe 1 (Millennium Stadium) – Tickets

Sat 3 Oct
Pool B Samoa v Asia 1 (stadium:mk) – Tickets
Pool B South Africa v Scotland (St James’ Park) – Tickets
Pool A England v Australia (Twickenham) – Tickets

Sun 4 Oct
Pool C Argentina v Tonga (Leicester City Stadium) – Tickets
Pool D Ireland v Italy (Olympic Stadium) – Tickets

Tue 6 Oct
Pool D Americas 1 v Europe 2 (Leicester City Stadium) – Tickets
Pool A Oceania 1 v Play-off Winner (stadium:mk) – Tickets

Wed 7 Oct
Pool C Africa 1 v Europe 1 (Sandy Park) – Tickets
Pool B South Africa v Americas 2 (Olympic Stadium) – Tickets

Fri 9 Oct
Pool C New Zealand v Tonga (St James’ Park) – Tickets

Sat 10 Oct
Pool B Samoa v Scotland (St James’ Park) – Tickets
Pool A Australia v Wales (Twickenham) – Tickets
Pool A England v Play-off Winner (Manchester City Stadium) – Tickets

Sun 11 Oct
Pool D Italy v Europe 2 (Sandy Park) – Tickets
Pool B Americas 2 v Asia 1 (Kingsholm) – Tickets
Pool C Argentina v Africa 1 (Leicester City Stadium) – Tickets
Pool D France v Ireland (Millennium Stadium) – Tickets

Sat 17 Oct
QF1: Winner Pool C v Runner-up Pool D (Millennium Stadium) – Tickets
QF2: Winner Pool B v Runner-up Pool A (Twickenham) – Tickets

Sun 18 Oct
QF3: Winner Pool D v Runner-up Pool C (Millennium Stadium) – Tickets
QF4: Winner Pool A v Runner-up Pool B (Twickenham) – Tickets

Sat 24 Oct
SF1: Winner QF1 v Winner QF2 (Twickenham) – Tickets

Sun 25 Oct
SF2: Winner QF3 v Winner QF4 (Twickenham) – Tickets

Fri 30 Oct
Bronze final (Olympic Stadium) – Tickets

Sat 31 Oct
Final (Twickenham) – Tickets

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