12 August 2015
On August 29 Rugby’s greatest prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, will visit Hazelwood, the home of London Irish Amateur and professional Clubs, in Sunbury-on-Thames as part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.
Launching on June 10, 100 days to go to the opening match, the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour has travelled through Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Wales. The Trophy arrived in England on July 7 and is continuing its 100-day journey before arriving at Twickenham Stadium on September 18 ahead of the Opening Ceremony.
As part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour, London Irish will host the Webb Ellis Cup from 13:00 – 15:00, allowing members and local residents a chance to see the iconic Trophy and build unforgettable memories as part of their own Rugby World Cup 2015 story.
The day will include rugby activities with musical and cultural performances that represents the nations that will be using Hazelwood as a Team Base during Rugby World Cup 2015: Wales and Fiji.
Food and drink will also be available on the day. More event details will be announced nearer the time. Please visit http://www.hazelwood-centre.co.uk/ for more information and to confirm your attendance.
Venue: Hazelwood Centre, Sunbury-on-Thames
Date: Saturday August 29
Time: 13:00 – 15:00
Cost: Free entry
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 two 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 are continuously updated.