Rugby World Cup Trophy partnered by Land Rover reaches India

The 2019 Rugby World Cup Trophy, the Webb Ellis Cup has reached India, after a six month world tour. Having visited several countries across Europe and Asia, the Trophy has now made its way to Mumbai, via New Delhi and Agra and will head to Bhubaneshwar before heading to Japan. Land Rover has been a proud partner of Rugby World Cup since 2011 and is once again a part of the world’s leading rugby tournament for the 2019 edition as well.

SUVA, FIJI – MAY 16: The Webb Ellis Cup is photographed on the beach during the Rugby World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour at Tavarua Island Resort on May 16, 2018 in Namotu Island, Fiji. (Photo by Mark Kolbe – World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)

Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL), said: “We are extremely delighted to have the Rugby World Cup Trophy touring India. Land Rover’s association with Rugby is bound by strong shared values and a rich heritage with the sport for nearly two decades. ”

Land Rover will be offering customers and fans from around the world the chance to get involved with Rugby World Cup 2019 – the world’s third largest sporting event.

India is the eighth leg of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour, and will be visiting 18 countries, having begun in Uruguay in February and finally culminating in Japan in September 2019. The 2019 Rugby World Cup will be played from September 20 to November 2, 2019 with participation from 20 countries in 48 matches across 12 stadia in Japan.

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