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France vs England
11 March, 2012
Stade de France, Saint-Denis, Paris, France
The Stade de France hosts a much-anticipated match between last year's winners, England and the French runners-up at 3pm. Eurostar will be running at capacity as crowds of rugby enthusiasts flock to the French capital for the crowning match of the tournament.
The imposing Stade de France has an impressive seating capacity of 80,000 and plays host to many different sporting events. The flying saucer-like structure was inaugurated in 1988 with a France-Spain soccer match. As the home of the French football team, it was also the site of France's historic 3-0 victory over Brazil in the 1998 World Cup Final.
Located in the suburb of Saint-Denis, it is easily accessible from the Gare du Nord, using the RER B. And then the whole of Paris is at your feet…