World Rugby confirm 2023 Rugby World Cup venues - Ruck

World Rugby confirm 2023 Rugby World Cup venues

The nine stadiums to be used as the 2023 Rugby World Cup venues after France was named as hosts after a World Rugby vote on Wednesday.

Eight of the cities also hosted matches when France welcomed the world for Rugby World Cup 2007 with Lille and Nice the new locations for 2023. While some of the stadiums will be on the Rugby World Cup stage again, there are new venues in Bordeaux and Lyon from those used for France 2007.

The capacity of the nine stadiums for Rugby World Cup 2023 range from 33,150 for Stadium de Toulouse up to 80,056 for the Stade de France in Saint-Denis.  

Scroll down to check out the  2023 Rugby World Cup venues

 2023 Rugby World Cup venues

Bordeaux (stade Matmut Atlantique)
Capacity: 42 000
Date of construction: 2015
Events hosted: 2016 European football championships

Lille (stade Pierre-Mauroy)
Capacity: 50 000
Date of construction: 2012
Events hosted: Davis Cup final 2014, 2017; 2016 European football championships; 2015 European basketball championships; 2017 world handball championships

Lyon (Parc OL)
Capacity: 59 000
Date of construction: 2016
Events hosted: European Cup rugby finals 2016; 2016 European football championships


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