The Webb Ellis Cup
The Webb Ellis Cup

The Webb Ellis Cup, the most coveted prize in Rugby, will visit Dubai this week (November 27 – 28) on the eighth leg of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.

Rugby World Cup, the third largest global sporting event behind the Olympics and Football World Cup, takes place in England and Cardiff next year between September 18 and October 31. The Tournament will be hosted in 13 venues in 11 cities across the country.

The Trophy Tour, which is being delivered in partnership with Land Rover and DHL – two long supporters of the Game and Rugby World Cup 2015 Worldwide Partners – is the first time Rugby’s most coveted prize has been showcased around the world visiting 15 countries over 12 months as part of a celebration of Rugby in the lead up to Rugby World Cup 2015.

The Trophy will be in Dubai on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 November where it will visit a number of locations in and around the city.

Rights free images and video footage of all the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour activity will be available daily via an FTP service – details will be shared on Thursday November 27.