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Web Ellis Cup to tour Fiji

Rashneel Kumar
Thursday, June 26, 2014

THE prestigious Webb Ellis Cup will start its Fiji tour today.

Fiji is the host of the third leg of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour, which will begin with the traditional welcome ceremony at Ratu Navula Secondary School in Narewa, Nadi today.

The ceremony will be attended by representatives of the International Rugby Board and the Fiji Rugby Union.

The Webb Ellis Cup will then visit the Garden of the Sleeping Giants. There will be a photo call with the team captains of the Vodafone Flying Fijians and Cook Islands who will be playing for a place in the Rugby World Cup this Saturday.

It will also visit remote communities including Naivucini and Nadarivatu.

It will also visit local schools and rugby clubs before being the star attraction in the world cup qualifiers at Churchill Park in Lautoka.

The tour, is being delivered in partnership with Land Rover and DHL,

It will visit 15 countries in lead-up to the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England.


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