Rugby’s greatest prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, will visit Munster’s Thomond Park on Sunday as part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.
Rugby World Cup 2015 will get underway on September 18th and will run until October 31st. Ireland will play their first game against Canada in Cardiff on September 19th.
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 tournament’s opening ceremony.
As part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour, Munster Rugby invite fans to come and see, and have their picture taken with, the Webb Ellis Cup from 10:00-11:00 on Sunday June 21st in Thomond Park’s Fan Zone Plaza.
Also, in celebration of the trophy’s arrival, 12 Minis teams from across the province will get the opportunity to play on the Thomond Park surface when they compete in an U11 tag tournament.
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.