Stade Charles-Mathon

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Stade Charles-Mathon
Stade Mathon - tribune.jpg
The main stand in February 2010
Location Oyonnax, France
Coordinates 46°15′13.08″N 5°38′41.44″E / 46.2536333°N 5.6448444°E / 46.2536333; 5.6448444Coordinates: 46°15′13.08″N 5°38′41.44″E / 46.2536333°N 5.6448444°E / 46.2536333; 5.6448444
Owner City of Oyonnax
Capacity 11,400[1]
Surface grass
Construction
Opened 1939
Renovated 1983
Expanded 2005
Tenants
Oyonnax Rugby

Stade Charles-Mathon is a sports stadium located in Oyonnax, France. It is the home of rugby union side Oyonnax Rugby who play in the Top 14.

It was first opened in 1939,[2] and underwent renovations in 1983 and 2005. With the promotion of Oyonnax to the Top14 for season 2013–14, the stadium capacity was expanded from 8,670 to 11,400 places, including 7,500 seats.[1]

It takes its name from Charles Mathon, a leading player for the club before the Second World War.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stade Charles Mathon" (in French). Oyonnax Rugby. Retrieved 8 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Stadiums in France Rhône-Alpes". Worldstadiums.com. Retrieved 14 October 2011.