Record club rugby crowd of 83,761 at Wembley
WEMBLEY, England—A crowd of 83,761 attended Wembley Stadium on Saturday, a world record for a club rugby match.
While international rugby can attract huge crowds, club matches are restrained by stadium size or relatively limited interest -- even in the sport's strongholds of England and New Zealand.
But Saracens chose to play London rival Harlequins in England's Premiership at Wembley, with Harlquins winning 24-19.
The old world record was 82,208 for a 2009