New Chichibunomiya Rugby Ground “A facility with a roof that can handle all weather” Examination September 14, 16:20
Regarding the Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium, which is scheduled to be rebuilt due to the redevelopment of the Jingu Gaien area in Tokyo, the Japan Rugby Union has requested that it be a facility with a roof that can handle all weather conditions, and related organizations are considering it. I will go.
The new rugby field will be built on the site of the current Jingu Second Stadium, which will be demolished.
A meeting to discuss the promotion of rugby was held in Tokyo on the 14th, and the Japan Rugby Football Union requested that the new rugby field be a rugby-only stadium and an "arena type" with a roof that can handle all weather conditions. it was done.
In response to this, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hagita said, "The Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium should be a stadium that is loved by the local community and the people. We are working on a new idea of what sports facilities should be in the With Corona era. I would like to see it, "he said, and instructed related organizations to proceed with the examination in consideration of the impact on the construction period and financial resources.
Regarding the redevelopment of the Jingu Gaien area, a new rugby field is scheduled to be completed around 2026, behind the original plan in the plan submitted in January, and will be built on the site of the current Chichibunomiya rugby field. , completion of the new Jingu Stadium was shown plans to prospect for 2031.
However, since the infection of the new coronavirus spread after that, and the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics was decided, the business entity JSC = Japan Sport Council is expected to be further delayed.