Twickenham is often referred to as the home of rugby union. The stadium, owned and operated by the RFU, hosts rugby union fixtures year round. It is the home of the English rugby union team, who play nearly all their home games at the stadium. Twickenham hosts England's home Six Nations matches, as well as inbound touring teams from the Southern Hemisphere, usually annually around November.
Apart from its relationship with the national team, Twickenham is the venue for a number of other domestic and international rugby union matches. It hosts the annual London leg of the IRB Sevens World Series as well at the domestic Middlesex Sevens competition. It is also the venue for the final of the Aviva Premiership as well as the season-opening London Double Header and the Christmas holiday Big Game, and has hosted the Anglo-Welsh Cup final in the past. Twickenham also hosted the 2006-07 Heineken Cup final. The stadium is also host to The Varsity Match between Oxford and Cambridge, the English schools' Daily Mail Cup final and the Army Navy Match which forms the culmination of the annual Inter-Services Competition.
Twickenham Stadium usually known as just Twickenham or Twickers is a stadium located in Twickenham, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, south west London.
It is the largest stadium in the world devoted solely to the sport of rugby union, the 2nd largest stadium in the UK after Wembley Stadium and the 4th largest stadium in Europe.
The stadium is the home of the Rugby Football Union (RFU), and as such primarily a venue for rugby union and hosts England's home test matches, as well as the Middlesex Sevens, the Aviva Premiership final, the LV Cup, Heineken Cup matches and Barbarian F.C. home matches. The stadium is considered an icon of English rugby union and the 2009/2010 season saw Twickenham celebrate its centenary