Sap­poro Dome, Sap­poro

Ca­pac­ity: 41,410

The Rugby Paper's Essential - World Cup Guide 2019 (Irish Edition) - - FIXTURES -

With its state-of-the-art re­tractable pitch, the foot­ball-cum-base­ball sta­dium will host Aus­tralia ver­sus Fiji and Eng­land’s pool clash with Tonga. Some 60 games per year are held on the grass pitch. Sap­paro was the scene for David Beck­ham’s penalty against Ar­gentina at the 2002 FIFA World Cup, which led Eng­land to a 1-0 win.

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