Venues for Rugby World Cup set to be unveiled
May 2, 2013
The Olympic Stadium is expected to play a large part in the World Cup © Getty Images
The organisers of the 2015 World Cup will today confirm which grounds will host matches during the forthcoming tournament.
Reports suggest 13 have been selected and England Rugby 2015 - the organisers behind the World Cup - will today also reveal where each pool match will be played and the schedule for the knockout stages.
The Telegraph claims the list includes rugby strongholds Gloucester's Kingsholm and Exeter's Sandy Park while Twickenham and the Millennium Stadium are also included. And there are also reportedly eight football venues on the list with St James' Park, the Etihad Stadium, Villa Park, Elland Road, Brighton's Amex Stadium, Leicester City's King Power Stadium, and MK Dons' stadiummk getting the nod.
And the Olympic Stadium is also set to play a huge part in the tournament hosting around five pool matches. The newspaper also claims Wembley will host between two and four and Manchester City's Etihad Stadium getting just one.
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