(IRB.COM) Friday 29 November 2013 The new RWC 2015 store is located in Westfield in the Shepherd’s Bush area of central London With less than two years to go before Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off and just in time for the festive season shopping rush, central London is the location for a new Rugby World Cup store stocking a full range of official merchandise. Sportfolio, the official apparel and retail licensee for RWC 2015 opened the store today at Westfield in London W12. This follows the successful opening of the first shop in Kingston last month and plans are underway for a further flagship store to open in the heart of the capital city.
(IRB.COM) Wednesday 27 November 2013 Twickenham will host the opening match of RWC 2015 between England and the Oceania 1 qualifier England 2015 and RWCL deliver balanced schedule England kicks off the Rugby World Cup at 20:00 on September 18 Rugby World Cup 2015 Final at 17:00 on October 31 Fans can now plan their tournament Exact kick-off times subject to final broadcast schedules Rugby World Cup 2015 today marks another significant milestone with the announcement of the kick-off times for the 48 matches that comprise Rugby’s showcase global event. With tournament organisers England 2015 and owners Rugby World Cup Limited also unveiling details of the tournament ticketing programme, today fans from around the world can now begin to plan their Rugby World Cup 2015 experience.
(ER 2015) Thursday 21 November 2013 Youngsters across England are getting involved in the build up to RWC 2015 School children across England will get a chance to be part of the excitement of Rugby World Cup 2015 with the formation of a new youth partnership. England Rugby 2015, the Rugby Football Union and the Youth Sport Trust are developing a programme targeting secondary school children with a range of activities during the build-up to the tournament
(IRB.COM) Wednesday 13 November 2013 Kit McConnell will join the IOC in early 2014 after 10 years with the IRB The International Rugby Board has announced that Head of Rugby World Cup Kit McConnell is to leave the global governing body to join the International Olympic Committee as Sports Director. In his 10 years in his current position, McConnell has helped in the delivery of the three most-successful Rugby World Cups of all time on and off the field