(ER 2015) Thursday 21 November 2013 Ravi Wimmer (centre in back row) is hoping to spread the RWC 2015 message at his club Young Rugby Ambassador Ravi Wimmer explains how Rugby World Cup 2015 can inspire more youngsters to play the Game and the benefits it will bring to his club. My name is Ravi Wimmer, I am 18 years old and have been playing rugby with Broughton Park, a club based in Manchester – one of the Rugby World Cup 2015 host cities – for the last seven years. I currently represent the third Fifteens and under the Rugby Football Union’s Young Rugby Ambassadors (YRA) programme – a grassroots initiative aimed at getting youngsters excited about the sport in the build-up to Rugby World Cup 2015 – my role within the club has undergone a radical transformation.
(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
(ER 2015) Tuesday 12 November 2013 Lawrence Dallaglio went back to his roots at Staines RFC as part of the two years’ to go to RWC 2015 celebrations England Rugby 2015 Ambassador Lawrence Dallaglio reflects on the recent celebrations to mark the 10th anniversary of England’s Rugby World Cup 2003 success.
(ER 2015) Thursday 31 October 2013 Will Greenwood with Young Rugby Ambassadors at Villa Park, one of the venues for RWC 2015 With two years to go to the Rugby World Cup 2015 Final, the Rugby Football Union is sending a clear signal that young people have a massively important role to play in the build-up to and legacy from one of the world’s largest sporting events. The RFU on Thursday unveiled plans to develop more young volunteers in rugby clubs across the country through its Young Rugby Ambassadors (YRA) programme, which aims to raise the profile of rugby across England and inspire other young people in the build-up to RWC 2015 and beyond
(RUGBY WORLD CUP) Tuesday 8 October 2013 I am often asked what my favourite Rugby World Cup memory is and I genuinely struggle to pick just one from the seven exciting and sometimes dramatic Rugby World Cups to date. Each tell their own unique story, their stars, their unforgettable moments and each have played a significant role in driving forward the development of Rugby on and off the field. The honour of handing the Webb Ellis Cup to Nelson Mandela in 1995 and witnessing history being made as sport united a nation and delivered political change, was very special
(IRB.COM) Friday 4 October 2013 The Cup has been displayed in several offices of the European Union in Luxembourg city The famous Webb Ellis Cup will be on display at the Stade Josy Barthel in Luxembourg on Saturday as the home team takes on Israel in the latest round of European qualification for Rugby World Cup 2015. The iconic trophy has been making a number of other appearances around the land-locked country as locals look forward to their huge game on Saturday
(ER 2015) Friday 20 September 2013 Rugby World Cup 2015 will kick off on 18 September with England v Oceania 1 Wednesday marked two years to go until Rugby World Cup 2015, and people from all over the world have been showing their excitement about rugby’s showpiece event coming to England.
(ER 2015) Wednesday 18 September 2013 Lawrence Dallaglio with children from Cranford Community College at the launch of Posts in the Park Two years out from the tournament and the country is already making moves to become a rugby nation ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015.
(ER 2015) Saturday 17 August 2013 USA Rugby’s development programme Rookie Rugby won the IRB Development Award in 2011 The Americas qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2015 is entering the latter stages with USA and Canada set to lock horns in a two-leg play-off to determine the Americas 1 qualifier who will join France, Ireland, Italy and the Europe 2 qualifier in Pool D. The first leg takes place in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday and for the hosts this match comes at a time when rugby is flourishing in the country and enjoying unprecedented levels of popularity
(IRB.COM) Wednesday 17 July 2013 New Zealand’s Ma’a Nonu greets fans after a training session during Rugby World Cup 2011 England Rugby 2015 has welcomed the high level of interest and enthusiasm shown in response to the team base search and selection programme, launched in April this year.