We take a look at the best rugby stadiums from around the world, and rank them based on atmosphere, tradition and capacity…

10.Stade Felix Mayol, Toulon

Toulon still remains one of those rugby towns where the entire place comes to a halt when there is a game on. The atmosphere on the inside of the Stade Felix Mayol certainly won’t disappoint either.

9.Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aries

Nicknamed El Fortin (The Fort), the Argentinian fans have ensured that Velez Sarsfield has become one of the most intimidating stadiums in the world to come to play rugby.

8.Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

Despite only having a capacity of around 50,000 people, Loftus Versfeld can often feel much bigger, such is the passionate support from the Springboks fans.


7.Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

At the centre of Queenslands sports mad population, Suncorp Stadium is easily accessed and has been home to some of the best Wallabies games in recent memory

6.Stade de France, Paris

Despite sitting in the suburbs of Paris, the Stade de France is still a fantastic venue that can create an incredibly fiery atmosphere, particularly when the hosts are on top.

5.Thomond Park, Limerick

Despite being one of the smaller stadiums on this list, the Munster crowd more than make up for it in their vociferous support of their side, yet provide a deathly silence for the kickers.

4.Twickenham, London

Twickenham may not have the style of some modern rugby stadiums, however it still remains on the worlds most iconic venues, and generally provides a great atmosphere.


3.Ellis Park, Johannesburg

Situated in one of the more dangerous neighbourhoods in Johannesburg, Ellis Park can be intimidating, however the atmosphere inside is absolutely astounding.

2.Eden Park, Auckland

Despite only hosting 50,000 people, Eden Park is the largest venue in New Zealand and has the honour of being the only stadium to have hosted two World Cup finals.

1.The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Quite frankly, there is no other stadium in the world that offers both the access and atmosphere of the Millennium Stadium which is a favourite of both the home side and the opposition.

Which is your favourite stadium to visit on game day?