RWC 2019 Trophy Tour
The Webb Ellis Cup departs from the World Rugby Hall of Fame in Rugby, England, to begin its tour visiting 18 nations across the world before arriving in Japan in June 2019Follow the Tour...
World Rugby has announced details of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour, which will see the Webb Ellis Cup travel to 18 nations as part of an international celebration of rugby.
On 10 November, the Webb Ellis Cup will depart from the World Rugby Hall of Fame in Rugby, England, the birthplace of the sport, visiting 18 established and developing rugby nations in the build-up to Japan 2019.
The England leg kicks off the tour and is a celebration of the previous hosts and the strong legacy that has been driven within a country that saw new attendance, viewership, engagement and legacy programme records set.
The Webb Ellis Cup will visit the World Rugby Hall of Fame, a Japanese Garden, an iconic sporting venue and be present at the Rugby World Cup 2023 host decision, ending the trip with a visit to the Japanese Embassy in London, where the team are gearing up to celebrate hosting the tournament in 2019.
Please see below details of the Webb Ellis Cup in England. More details of the International Trophy Tour starting in February 2018 will be made available soon.
|DAY||DATE||LOCATION||START TIME||END TIME||EVENT TITLE||OPEN TO THE PUBLIC||ADDRESS|
|FRIDAY||10-Nov||WORLD RUGBY HALL OF FAME||12:00||15:30||World Rugby Hall of Fame 2017 Induction and RWC 2019 Trophy Tour Launch||Open to the Public||World Rugby Hall of Fame, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Little Elborow Street, Rugby, CV21 3BZ|
|SATURDAY||11-Nov||WORLD RUGBY HALL OF FAME||10:00||17:00||World Rugby Hall of Fame public photo opportunities||Open to the Public||World Rugby Hall of Fame, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Little Elborow Street, Rugby, CV21 3BZ|
|SUNDAY||12-Nov||STOURBRIDGE RFC||RWC2015 Legacy event - Minis and Juniors Rugby Event||Not Open to the Public|
|SUNDAY||12-Nov||BIRMINGHAM BOTANICAL GARDENS||National Bonsai Tree collection and Japanese Garden||Not Open to the Public|
|MONDAY||13-Nov||LONDON||Webb Ellis Cup in attendance at the World Rugby General Assembly||Not Open to the Public|
|MONDAY||13-Nov||LONDON||Webb Ellis Cup in attendance at the World Rugby General Assembly Dinner||Not Open to the Public|
|TUESDAY||14-Nov||LONDON||Webb Ellis Cup in attendance at the World Rugby General Assembly||Not Open to the Public|
|TUESDAY||14-Nov||LORDS CRICKET GROUND||Webb Ellis Cup meets the Ashes Urn||Not Open to the Public|
|WEDNESDAY||15-Nov||LONDON||Webb Ellis Cup attends RWC 2023 Announcement Event||Not Open to the Public|
|THURSDAY||16-Nov||JAPANESE EMBASSY, LONDON||Japanese Ambassador greets Webb Ellis Cup at Japanese Embassy||Not Open to the Public|
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