WHEN IS THE TOURNAMENT?

It's a long old haul! The tournament gets under way on Friday, September 18 with the final taking place on Saturday, October 31.
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WHERE ARE THE MATCHES TAKING PLACE?

In addition to the home of English rugby, Twickenham, the following venues will be used:
Wembley Stadium (London), Olympic Stadium (London), St James's Park (Newcastle), Stadium MK (Milton Keynes), Villa Park (Birmingham), Sandy Park (Exeter), Millennium Stadium (Cardiff), Etihad Stadium (Manchester), King Power Stadium (Leicester), Kingsholm Stadium (Gloucester), Elland Road (Leeds), Falmer Stadium (Brighton).
For more information on each venue, follow this link.
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Twickenham Stadium, the home of English rugby

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WHICH TEAMS ARE INVOLVED?

Pool A: England, Australia, Wales, Fiji, Uruguay.
Pool B: South Africa, Samoa, Japan, Scotland, USA.
Pool C: New Zealand, Argentina, Tonga, Georgia, Namibia.
Pool D: France, Ireland, Italy, Canada, Romania.

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WHAT ABOUT THE FIXTURES?

Follow this link for the official fixture list and to compile a personalised calendar.
The first match of the tournament, which follows the opening ceremony, sees England host Fiji at Twickenham on Friday 18th September.
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ARE TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE?

According to the official Rugby World Cup website, "England 2015 is set to become the best supported Rugby World Cup ever, and fans can still book tickets to this year’s showpiece". For the latest information and ticket updates, follow this link.

WHERE IS THE TOURNAMENT BEING TELEVISED?

ITV have the terrestrial broadcast rights in the UK and have assembled a star-studded line-up of former stars for their coverage, including Jonny Wilkinson, Lawrence Dallaglio, Jason Robinson and Sir Clive Woodward.

Jonny Wilkinson, right, with Sir Clive Woodward

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International viewers can find out their options by following this link.

WHAT ARE THE LATEST BETTING ODDS?

New Zealand - 11/8
England - 7/2
South Africa - 13/2
Ireland - 7/1
Australia - 8/1
Wales - 14/1
France - 18/1
Argentina - 66/1
Scotland - 250/1
Samoa - 500/1
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