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England to bid for 2015 Rugby World Cup

England to bid for 2015 Rugby World Cup

England has launched a bid to stage the 2015 Rugby World Cup with Twickenham, Wembley, Old Trafford and the Millennium Stadium among the proposed venues.
The Rugby Football Union announced on Tuesday it will submit a bid to the game's world governing body on May 13, when more details will be released.
It said the bid includes games in the biggest and best grounds in England and Wales and that would include 82,000 capacity Twickenham _ the home of English rugby _ 90,000 seater Wembley, Manchester United's 76,000 capacity Old Trafford and the Millennium Stadium, which can hold 75,000.
The next World Cup in 2011 is in New Zealand.


Updated : 2021-01-16 23:54 GMT+08:00