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Quins v L Irish
Harlequins v London Irish
London Irish (H)
29/03/2014, KO 15:00
Sat 29th Mar 14
AVIVA Premiership Rugby
L Irish 18-13 Quins
L W W L W
L Irish Form
W W W L L
The final selection will be confirmed mid-2014 following completion of team visits and selection.
The University of Surrey owned Surrey Sports Park is already the permanent training base for Harlequins and has previously hosted the senior England, Saxons and U20s EPS squads, alongside the WRFU Womens and U20s.
More recently, the Park hosted Manu Samoa for an autumn training camp ahead of their international match against Ireland, and, in 2010, the Park played host to the Women's Rugby World Cup 2010 which saw 12 international teams stay, train and play at the multi-million pound facility.
Surrey Sports Park also hosted 17 Olympic and Paralympic nations including USA, China and Singapore ahead of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Surrey Sports Park Chief Executive, Paul Blanchard, said, "We are honoured to have been selected as an approved Team Base for Rugby World Cup 2015 and excited to be part of the stage in the selection process for qualified unions.
"Alongside being the permanent training base for Aviva Premiership side Harlequins, we have a strong and successful history of hosting professional rugby events and training camps since our opening in 2010.
"We hope we will be able to provide a perfect training environment for teams ahead of what promises to be a fantastic sporting event for this country in 2015 and look forward to showing qualified teams what we have to offer over the coming months."