10 exceptional matches at Stade de France, in the heart of the Rugby World Cup 2023
From 8 September to 28 October 2023, Stade de France will, for the 3rd time, host the most prestigious of international rugby XV competitions, after the 1999 1 and 2007 editions.
What could be more exceptional than an opening match between France and New Zealand to get this tournament underway? The clash eagerly awaited by all rugby fans, and sports fans in general, will take place at Stade de France, kicking off an innovative and ambitious competition that will definitely be remembered.
Three other pool matches will follow, pitting some of the world's best nations against each other: Australia, Ireland, Scotland and South Africa, the reigning World Champion. Stade de France will then host six of the eight knock-out matches: two of the quarter-finals, the two semi-finals, the bronze final and the final on 28 October.
Currently under renovation to continue to offer the 80,000 spectators, players and organisers a world-class experience, France’s largest stadium will be the beating heart of this 10th edition of Rugby World Cup 2023 for more than 7 weeks.
1 Hosting a quarter-final of the Rugby World Cup, organised primarily in the United Kingdom.