28th April 1923 @ Wembley Stadium London
FA Cup Final Bolton v West Ham Utd _ 126,047 (official)
The biggest attendence in BRITAIN was
17th April 1937 @ Hampden Park Glasgow
International Scotland v England _ 149,547
FA Cup final on 28 April 1923 between Bolton Wanderers and West Ham United. Such was the eagerness of fans people crammed into the stadium,exceeding its official 127,000 capacity. Estimates of the number of fans in attendance range from 200,000 to well over 300,000
Rugby league - not rugby union - actually holds all crowd records in England.
The largest crowd was most definitely the estimated 150,000 who attempted to gain entry at the Rugby League Challenge Cup Final Replay of 1954 at Bradford. The ground's outer fences were broken down by crowd pressure and at least 120,000 gained access to the stadium.
Rugby league has also had numerous crowds of more than 90,000 in England at London's Wembley Stadium, including a rugby league record capacity crowd of 97,801 in 1985.
Telstra Stadium, Sydney, Australia is the largest capacity stadium used solely for rugby league and Aussie Rules at 83,500.
State of Origin draws the biggest crowds
The first ever form rugby international actually took place in 1871 between England and Scotland in Edinburgh on March 27th, where a crowd of approximately 4,000 saw Scotland win by 1 try.
England have the largest union registrations
142 nil Australia vs namibia
Australia vs. New Zealand- 105,000 at Stadium Australia, Bledisloe Cup Actually, that crowd figure was 109,874, and is also widely regarded as the greatest ever rugby game. This was in 2001, and the crowd at the same match-up in 1999 was over 107,000.
1871 was the first international between Scotland and England, the rugby rule book was written in 1870 by the rugby school
19 February 1881 at Richardson's Field in Blackheath. England
Tickets to watch rugby teams play in England can be bought directly from the ground where a match will be played. Alternatively one can buy tickets online at sites such as Live Rugby Tickets.
There are actually 5 main groups at a rugby match 1 - The teams 2 - The match officials 3 - The organisors 4 - The supporter/crowd 5 - The teams management/coaches
Scotland are one of the first nations to play Rugby Union, indeed the first ever international match was between Scotland and England. However, Rugby was invented in 1876 in England. Scotland did invent Rugby sevens though, the shorter version of the game in Melrose in 1883.
A person can purchase England vs Scotland international rugby match tickets from: Viagogo, Seat Wave, Stub Hub, Rugby Football Union International Tickets, Ticket Master, Get Me In, Ticket Booth, Online Tickets Express, Daily Telegraph Tickets.