Stade Pierre-Fabre

Stade Pierre-Fabre, formerly known as Stade Pierre-Antoine, is a multi-purpose stadium in Castres, France. It is currently used mostly for rugby union matches and is the home stadium of Castres Olympique. The stadium is able to hold 12,500 spectators, one of the smallest in Top 14.[1]

Stade Pierre-Fabre
Stade Pierre Fabre.jpg
Former namesStade Pierre-Antoine
LocationCastres, France
Capacity12,500
Surfacegrass
Construction
Opened1907
Expanded2005, 2008, 2014 and 2017
Tenants
Castres Olympique

The stadium is currently named after Pierre Fabre, the late pharmaceutical magnate who owned Castres Olympique from 1988 until his death in 2013. The venue was renamed during ceremonies held in conjunction with Castres' Top 14 match against Montpellier on 9 September 2017.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stadiums in France Midi-Pyrénées". Worldstadiums.com. Retrieved 14 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Castres : ce sera le Stade Pierre-Fabre" [Castres: it will be Stade Pierre-Fabre]. La Dépêche. 12 August 2017. Retrieved 25 November 2017.

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Coordinates: 43°36′39″N 2°15′10″E / 43.61083°N 2.25278°E / 43.61083; 2.25278