Named among the other seven venues are Sandy Park in Exeter, Salford Community Stadium in Manchester, Franklin’s Gardens in Northampton, Brighton’s Amex Stadium, Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, the York Community Stadium and Ashton Gate in Bristol
Last Updated: 22/08/23 8:34am
Twickenham has been chosen as one of the eight host venues for the the Women’s Rugby World Cup in England in 2025.
England beat France 38-33 in front of a world-record 58,498 crowd for a women’s international at Twickenham earlier this year, the first time a standalone Red Roses Test was played at the stadium. The 82,000-capacity venue will likely host the final in 2025.
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England player Ellie Kildunne describes the feeling of playing in front of a record crowd for a woman’s international at Twickenham
A mix of rugby and football stadiums make up the other seven venues, with traditional rugby hotspots of Sandy Park in Exeter, Salford Community Stadium in Manchester and Franklin’s Gardens in Northampton included.
Brighton’s Amex Stadium, Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, the York Community Stadium and Bristol’s dual-purpose Ashton Gate are among the football grounds picked. The Stadium of Light is the second-biggest venue of the bunch, with a capacity of 49,000.
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