Just 100 days until the World Cup in MK

Canada play France at stadium:mk on October 1
Canada play France at stadium:mk on October 1

There are now just 100 days to go before the Rugby World Cup comes to Milton Keynes.

France play Canada in their Pool D match at stadium:mk on Thursday October 1, before Samoa take on Japan on Saturday October 3, and Fiji face off against Uruguay on Tuesday October 6.

With Rugby World Cup 2015 just around the corner, there is plenty to look forward to over the coming months, including a Trophy Tour around the UK and Ireland visiting Milton Keynes August 20 and 21, an official Fanzone in Campbell Park, a nationwide Festival of Rugby, and much more, a free outdoor Clash of Drums spectacular on the streets of Milton Keynes.

Deputy leader of Milton Keynes Council Councillor Hannah O’Neill said: “Rugby World Cup 2015 is an opportunity for people in Milton Keynes to be part of the third largest sporting event in the world.

“There is so much to look forward to with sporting and cultural events for all to enjoy in the City and at Campbell Park as well as a host of clubs and communities embracing the tournament.

“Planning with partners is going very well and we are pulling on the experience of hosting other major events to ensure Rugby World Cup 2015 in Milton Keynes will be a truly unforgettable experience”.

Tickets are on sale now for a number of Rugby World Cup 2015 matches including all three matches at stadium:mk. Go to the official ticketing website tickets.rugbyworldcup.com to find out more.