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Rugby World Cup 2015 Schedule, Fixtures

The eighth edition of Rugby World Cup was also known as 2015 Rugby World Cup which was played from 18 September to 31 October in England. Twickenham Stadium in London hosted the final match between Australia and New Zealand. 20 teams participated in the tournament and New Zealand won the Rugby World Cup 2015 by defeating Australia in the final by 34-17.

Rugby world cup 2015 fixtures and schedule.

Pools

The twenty participating teams were divided into four pools each pool had 5 teams.

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
England South Africa New Zealand Ireland
Australia Samoa Argentina France
Wales Scotland Goergia Canada
Fiji Japan Tonga Italy
Uruguay United States Namibia Romania

Venues

Stadium Location Capacity
Wembley Stadium London 90,000
Twickenham London 82,000
Millennium Stadium Cardiff 74,500
Manchester City Stadium Manchester 55,000
Olympic Stadium London 54,000
St James’ Park Newcastle 52,500
Villa Park Birmingham 43,000
Elland Road Leeds 38,000
Leicester City Stadium Leicester 32,500
Brighton Community Stadium Brighton 30,800
Stadium MK Milton Keynes 30,500
Kingsholm Stadium Gloucester 16,500
Sandy Park Exeter 12,500

Fixtures

There were 48 matches played during the 2015 Rugby World Cup including knockout stage matches. Hosts England faced Fiji in the inaugural rugby match on Twickenham Stadium in London on 18 September.

Pool Stage

DATE FIXTURE VENUE
18 September, 2015 England vs Fiji Twickenham Stadium, London
19 September, 2015 South Africa vs Japan Brighton Community Stadium, Brighton
Tonga vs Georgia Kingsholm, Gloucester
Ireland vs Canada Millennium stadium, Cardiff
France vs Italy Twickenham Stadium, London
20 September, 2015 Wales vs Uruguay Millennium stadium, Cardiff
Samoa vs United States Brighton Community Stadium, Brighton
New Zealand vs Argentina Wembley Stadium, London
23 September, 2015 Australia vs Fiji Millennium stadium, Cardiff
Scotland vs Japan Kingsholm, Gloucester
France vs Romania Olympic Stadium, London
24 September, 2015 New Zealand vs Namibia Olympic Stadium, London
25 September, 2015 Argentina vs Georgia Kingsholm, Gloucester
26 September, 2015 England vs Wales Twickenham Stadium, London
South Africa vs Samoa Villa Park, Birmingham
Italy vs Canada Elland Road, Leeds
27 September, 2015 Australia vs Uruguay Villa Park, Birmingham
Scotland vs United States Elland Road, Leeds
Ireland vs Romania Wembley Stadium, London
29 September, 2015 Tonga vs Namibia Sandy Park, Exeter
1 October, 2015 Wales vs Fiji Millennium stadium, Cardiff
France vs Canada Stadium mk, Milton Keynes
2 October, 2015 New Zealand vs Georgia Millennium stadium, Cardiff
3 October, 2015 England vs Australia Twickenham Stadium, London
Samoa vs Japan Stadium mk, Milton Keynes
South Africa vs Scotland St. James’ Park, Newcastle
4 October, 2015 Argentina vs Tonga Leicester City Stadium, Leicester
Ireland vs Italy Olympic Stadium, London
6 October, 2015 Uruguay vs Fiji Stadium mk, Milton Keynes
Canada vs Romania Leicester City Stadium, Leicester
7 October, 2015 South Africa vs United States Olympic Stadium, London
Namibia vs Georgia Sandy Park, Exeter
9 October, 2015 New Zealand vs Tonga St. James’ Park, Newcastle
10 October, 2015 Australia vs Wales Twickenham Stadium, London
England vs Uruguay Manchester City Stadium, Manchester
Samoa vs Scotland St. James’ Park, Newcastle
11 October, 2015 United States vs Japan Kingsholm, Gloucester
Argentina vs Namibia Leicester City Stadium, Leicester
Italy vs Romania Sandy Park, Exeter
France vs Ireland Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Knockout Stage

Quarter-Finals

17 October, 2015 South Africa vs Wales Twickenham Stadium, London
New Zealand vs France Millennium stadium, Cardiff
18 October, 2015 Ireland vs Argentina Millennium stadium, Cardiff
Australia vs Scotland Twickenham Stadium, London

Semi-Finals

24 October, 2015 South Africa vs New Zealand Twickenham Stadium, London
25 October, 2015 Argentina vs Australia Twickenham Stadium, London

Bronze Final

30 October, 2015 South Africa vs Argentina Olympic Stadium, London

Final

31 October, 2015 New Zealand vs Australia Twickenham Stadium, London

Check: Rugby World Cup 2015 TV Channels list

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