Webb Ellis Cup to visit Bishop’s Stortford as part of Rugby World Cup 2015 Trophy Tour
On Wednesday August 19 rugby’s greatest prize, the Webb Ellis Cup will visit Bishop’s Stortford Rugby Club during the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour. As a partner of BSRFC, Intercounty will be working with BSRFC to support the day and the celebrations - we hope to see you there.
Launching on June 10, 100 days to go to the opening match, the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour will travel through Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Wales and England before arriving at Twickenham Stadium on September 18 ahead of the Opening Ceremony.
Bishop’s Stortford RFC will welcome the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour with a Rugby Family Fun Day which will include free Rugby Coaching for children, Tag and Touch rugby competitions, a mass-participation World Record attempt and a reshowing of the magnificent 2003 Rugby World Cup Final! Further details will be released soon.
Perry Oliver, Chairman of Bishops Stortford RFC said “We are extremely honoured to have been chosen to host the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour and are very excited about the plans we have to celebrate the day it visits our club and our town. We would like to invite the whole town to join us.”
The journey throughout the UK and Ireland aims to engage fans and give them the opportunity to build unforgettable memories as part of their own Rugby World Cup 2015 story.
Rugby is at the heart of the Trophy Tour engaging with over 100 rugby clubs, organisations and rugby festivals, from grassroots to elite. In addition Host Cities, Match Venues, community and legacy programmes, sports events, stakeholder visits, Worldwide Partner activations and iconic landmarks will feature as part of the Trophy Tour with over 300 events programmed across the 100 day continuous tour.
With less than six months to go, the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour across the UK and Ireland will create hundreds of opportunities for fans to see the Webb Ellis Cup and tell their rugby story as they countdown to their own Tournament experience.
Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour information can be viewed at rugbyworldcup.com/trophy-tour, full details on the locations and events will updated in the coming months.