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Last Updated: Friday, 26 September, 2003, 12:04 GMT 13:04 UK
2003 Rugby World Cup venues
Townsville Brisbane Gosford Sydney Woolongong Canberra Melbourne Adelaide Perth Launceston

BBC Sport's guide to all the venues in Australia for the 2003 Rugby World Cup.

Townsville, Queensland

Dairy Farmer's Stadium
Formerly known as the Stockland Stadium
Home team: North Queensland Cowboys RL
Capacity: 31,500

12 Oct: Scotland v Japan (Pool B)
18 Oct: France v Japan (Pool B)
23 Oct: Fiji v Japan (Pool B)

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Brisbane, Queensland

Suncorp Stadium
Formerly known as Lang Park and Suncorp Metway Stadium
Home team: Brisbane Broncos RL
Capacity: 52,000

11 Oct: France v Fiji (Pool B)
15 Oct: Fiji v USA (Pool B)
18 Oct: Australia v Romania (Pool A)
20 Oct: Scotland v USA (Pool B)
24 Oct: New Zealand v Tonga (Pool D)
1 Nov: South Africa v Samoa (Pool C)
2 Nov: England v Uruguay (Pool C)
8 Nov: Quarter-final 2: Winner A v Runner up B
9 Nov: Quarter-final 4: Winner C v Runner up D

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Gosford, New South Wales

Central Coast Stadium
Home team: Northern Eagles RL
Capacity: 20,000

11 Oct: Ireland v Romania (Pool A)
14 Oct: Argentina v Namibia (Pool A)
27 Oct: Japan v USA (Pool B)

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Sydney, New South Wales

Telstra Stadium
Formerly known as Stadium Australia
Capacity: 80,000

10 Oct: Australia v Argentina (Pool A)
25 Oct: France v Scotland (Pool B)
2 Nov: New Zealand v Wales (Pool D)
15 Nov: Semi-final 1: Q-F1 v Q-F2
16 Nov: Semi-final 2: Q-F3 v Q-F4
20 Nov: 3rd/4th place play-off
22 Nov: Final

Aussie Stadium
Formerly known as Sydney Football Stadium
Home teams: NSW Waratahs, South Sydney Rabbitohs RL, Sydney Roosters RL
Capacity: 42,000

19 Oct: Ireland v Namibia (Pool A)
22 Oct: Argentina v Romania (Pool A)
24 Oct: South Africa v Georgia (Pool C)
28 Oct: Georgia v Uruguay (Pool C)
01 Nov: Scotland v Fiji (Pool B)

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Wollongong, New South Wales

WIN Stadium
Home team: St. George-Illawarra RL
Capacity: 20,000

29 Oct: Canada v Tonga (Pool D)
31 Oct: France v USA (Pool B)

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Canberra, ACT

New Bruce Stadium
Formerly known as Bruce Stadium
Home teams: ACT Brumbies, Canberra Raiders RL
Capacity: 25,000

15 Oct: Italy v Tonga (Pool D)
19 Oct: Wales v Tonga (Pool D)
21 Oct: Italy v Canada (Pool D)
25 Oct: Italy v Wales (Pool D)

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Melbourne, Victoria

Telstra Dome
Formerly known as the Colonial Stadium
Home team: Western Bulldogs FC
Capacity: 55,000

11 Oct: New Zealand v Italy (Pool D)
12 Oct: Wales v Canada (Pool D)
17 Oct: New Zealand v Canada (Pool D)
26 Oct: England v Samoa (Pool C)
1 Nov: Australia v Ireland (Pool A)
8 Nov: Quarter-final 1: Winner D v Runner up C
9 Nov: Quarter-final 3: Winner B v Runner up A

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Adelaide, South Australia

Adelaide Oval
Home team: Southern Redbacks CC
Capacity: 25,000

25 Oct: Australia v Namibia (Pool A)
26 Oct: Argentina v Ireland (Pool A)

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Perth, Western Australia

Subiaco Oval
Home team: West Coast Eagles FC
Capacity: 43,000

11 Oct: South Africa v Uruguay (Pool C)
12 Oct: England v Georgia (Pool C)
15 Oct: Samoa v Uruguay (Pool C)
18 Oct: South Africa v England (Pool C)
19 Oct: Georgia v Samoa (Pool C)

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Launceston, Tasmania

York Park,
Home team: North Launceston FC
Capacity: 20,000

30 Oct: Namibia v Romania (Pool A)

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