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WRWC TROPHY

BUS SCHEDULE TO AND FROM MARCOUSSIS AND THE MASSY-PALAISEAU RER STATION (FREE TRANSFER) - Click: http://www.ffr.fr/var/corporate/storage/original/application/03ba23c4761ac50d5009f85c01cc994b.pdf

EAGLES MATCH SCHEDULE

Friday, August 1 vs. Ireland – 5 p.m. - Pitch 3

Tuesday, August 5 vs. Kazakhstan – 1 p.m. – Pitch 3

Saturday, August 9 vs. New Zealand – 6 p.m. – Pitch 1

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

RER: The inner city train line. Tickets for the RER DO NOT work in the Metro, These are two separate systems.

Taxis: Taxis available from Paris out but no return. Least expensive way is to go by Metro to Porte d'Orelans, which is the last southern stop on the 4 or Purple Line, and take taxi. (Cost €50 TO 60+).

Metro: Buy a carnet in the Metro station (10 tickets at reduced price). One ticket good for one ride with free transfers through the Metro system. The first Metro train leaves at 5:30AM. The last arrives at the terminal station at 1:15 a.m. except on Fridays, Saturdays, and nights before a holiday, when the service ends at 2:15 a.m.

Exchange Rate: (July 14, 2014): One dollar will buy €.734. You will need $1.36 to buy 1€.

AT MARCOUSSIS, THE CENTRE NATIONAL DE RUGBY

The matches will be played on Pitches 1 and 3, the grass venues. There are stands (possibly, only one per pitch) for seated viewing. The French Rugby Federation stated that food and drink would be available for sale.

Semi-Finals and Finals – Played at the Jean Bouin Stadium opposite the Stade Francais. Metro Stations: Michel-Ange Molitor on line 10 or Porte de Saint-Cloud on line 9

TWO MUSEUMS YOU NEVER VISITED IN PARIS

  • Musée de la Marine, 17 Place de Trocadéro (Metro: Trocadéro)

A fascinating collection of miniature ship models, some centuries old, and also maritime paintings. The Trocadero is opposite the Eiffel Tower, across the Pont d’Iena Bridge.

  • Musée Jean Moulin (The hero of the French Resistance), Above the Montparnasse Railroad Station (Metro: Montparnasse-Bienvenue)

Time difference:  Six hours

French beer to try – Pelforth Brune: An amber brown ale and not exported.

Going to Paris for the WRWC? – Enjoy. And, please send us photos on the "READER POSTS" button (easy to use) of the Rugby Today web site. Merci.