List of English rugby union stadiums by capacity
The following is a list of rugby union stadiums in England. The stadiums are organised by capacity, which is the maximum number of spectators the stadium can normally accommodate. Capacities are standard total capacity, including seats and any standing areas, and excluding any temporary seating. All stadiums with a capacity of 3,000 or more are included and host Premiership, RFU Championship and National League 1 games for the 2016-17 season. Some of the stadiums below host other sports and events in addition to rugby union. Stadiums which have only hosted rugby union games for one-off occasions, such as the King Power Stadium and Wembley Stadium, have been omitted from the list.
Below is a list of rugby union stadiums used in Premiership Rugby during the 2016–17 season. There are 14 stadiums in total, with 12 of them representing the permanent home ground of each Premiership side. Twickenham is also listed below, as it hosts the Final of the Premiership Playoffs with the winner being crowned Champions. Additionally Twickenham hosts special one-off home games for some of the Premiership clubs, including Saracens, Harlequins and Bath.
|Stadium||Capacity||Location||Rugby Union Tenants||Other Tenants|
|Wembley Stadium||90,000||London||Saracens, England|
|Twickenham Stadium||82,000||London||England||Saracens, Harlequins, Bath|
|Ricoh Arena||32,609||Coventry||Wasps||Coventry City|
|Ashton Gate||27,000||Bristol||Bristol||Bristol City|
|Welford Road||25,849||Leicester||Leicester Tigers|
|Franklin's Gardens||15,249||Northampton||Northampton Saints|
|Sandy Park||12,500||Exeter||Exeter Chiefs|
|Sixways Stadium||12,024||Worcester||Worcester Warriors|
|AJ Bell Stadium||12,000||Salford||Sale Sharks||Salford Red Devils|
|Kingston Park||10,200||Newcastle||Newcastle Falcons||Newcastle Thunder|
RFU Championship and National League 1Edit
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- "Welford Road". leicestertigers.com. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
- "Kingsholm". itv.com. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
- "Franklin's Gardens". www.northamptonsaints.co.uk. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
- "The Stoop". www.quins.co.uk. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
- "The Rec". Bath Rugby. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
- "Sixways". www.warriors.co.uk. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
- "AJ Bell Stadium". salesharks.com. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
- "Kingston Park". www.newcastlefalcons.co.uk. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
- "Allianz Park". www.saracens.com. Retrieved 4 March 2017.