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2011 Rugby World Cup

Nelson - Host City for RWC 2011Much to the delight of rugby-loving New Zealanders the world over the 7th Rugby World Cup comes to New Zealand in September 2011. Nelson was selected as a Host City for the RWC 2011 and will be hosting two matches on 20th and 27th September 2011.

Nelson will host three teams during Rugby World Cup 2011: Italy, USA, and the Europe 2 qualifier.

The Italian team will stay in Nelson 21 nights over two stays from 2-8 September and 16-29 September. The USA team will stay four nights from 24-27 September, and the Europe 2 qualifier is staying two nights, 19 – 20 September.

Rugby World Cup 2011 Nelson Match Schedule
Tuesday 20 September 2011 - Match 20 Pool C - Italy vs Europe
Tuesday 27 September 2011 - Match 31 Pool C - Italy vs Americas

Owen River Tavern and Motels is an ideal stopover for rugby fans travelling between Christchurch and Nelson during the Rugby World Cup in September 2011.

Owen River Tavern and Motels provides immaculate motel accommodations, spacious campsites and and our restaurant menu includes both authentic Chinese cuisine and deliciously prepared New Zealand fare.