- Address: Whitton Road, Twickenham
- Country: United Kingdom
- Capacity: 82,000
- Opened: 2 October 1909
- Main use: Rugby union
Extra stadium info – Twickenham Stadium
The construction of the Twickenham Stadium, which is also known as Twickers, started in 1907. It is among the largest stadiums by capacity in Europe. The Twickenham Stadium became a venue for various events, like American football, concerts, rugby league, rugby sevens and rugby union. Several world famous artists performed at the venue. In 2016, Twickers hosted its first-ever NFL game. The New York Giants won the American football match after defeating the Los Angeles Rams 17-10 in front of 74,000 spectators. In 2017, the Rams won the second NFL game at Twickers after beating the Arizona Cardinals 33-0 in front of 73,000 people.
The Rugby World Cup
Twickers hosted numerous Rugby World Cup matches. The stadium hosted its first-ever Rugby World Cup match in 1991. The national rugby union team of New Zealand won the game after beating England. 57,000 fans attended the match. On 2 November 1991, the Twickenham Stadium hosted its first-ever Rugby World Cup final. It was the second Rugby World Cup final. The national rugby union team of Australia won the match against England 12-6. 56,000 people showed up for the final.
The national rugby union team of England
The national rugby union team of England use the Twickenham Stadium for home games. In 2003, they won their first-ever Rugby World Cup title after defeating Australia. The 2003 Rugby World Cup final between Australia and England took place in the Australian city of Sydney in front of 82,000 spectators. England began the match with Ben Christopher Cohen, Benedict James Kay, Jason Thorpe Robinson, Jonathan Peter Wilkinson, Lorenzo Bruno Nero Dallaglio, Martin Osborne Johnson, Matthew James Sutherland Dawson, Michael James Tindall, Neil Antony Back, Owen Joshua Lewsey, Philip John Vickery, Richard Anthony Hill, Steve Geoffrey Thompson, Trevor James Woodman and William John Heaton Greenwood.