New Rugby Stadium Planned in France

28 November 2010 (Last Updated November 28th, 2010 18:30)

The French Rugby Federation has unveiled plans to build a new 80,000-seat national rugby stadium. The £500m ($787.6m) stadium will have a retractable roof. Possible sites at Massy, Senart, Bondoufle and Marne-la-Vallee on the outskirts of Paris have already been earmarked fo

The French Rugby Federation has unveiled plans to build a new 80,000-seat national rugby stadium.

The £500m ($787.6m) stadium will have a retractable roof.

Possible sites at Massy, Senart, Bondoufle and Marne-la-Vallee on the outskirts of Paris have already been earmarked for the stadium.

Feasibility studies for each location are currently being prepared.

The federation intends to complete the stadium by 2017, according to the Telegraph.