THIS WEEK THE Rugby World Cup Trophy will be in Donegal Town, Banbridge, Belfast Harlequins & Guildhall Derry

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Prince Harry and Jonny Wilkinson launch the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour to mark 100 days to go to Rugby World Cup 2015.

The final countdown to Rugby World Cup 2015 kicked-off today at Twickenham Stadium as Prince Harry, Honorary President of England Rugby 2015, and Rugby World Cup 2003 winners Jonny Wilkinson and Will Greenwood launched the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour on the 100 days to go milestone.


The trio were joined by local schoolchildren from Richmond and Hounslow, as well as RFU Chief Executive Ian Ritchie, England Rugby 2015 Chairman Andy Cosslett and Managing Director Stephen Brown, and Rugby World Cup Limited Director David Pickering to send the Webb Ellis Cup off on its 100 day journey around the UK and Ireland. The Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour will visit over 300 events including rugby clubs, sporting events, schools, community festivals and iconic landmarks. The Trophy Tour will celebrate rugby and the hosting of Rugby World Cup 2015, providing as many people as possible with the chance to engage with the tournament and see rugby’s greatest prize.

The Trophy Tour will spend five days in Scotland, five days in Northern Ireland, five days in the Republic of Ireland, 10 days in Wales and 75 days in England before arriving at the opening ceremony on 18 September. It follows the successful international trophy tour which completed visits to 15 countries, engaging and exciting fans across the world in the run up to England 2015. Fans can view the full Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour schedule here.




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