“Across the country, regardless of age, background or beliefs, this nation, which gave rugby to the world in 1823, will join together and celebrate the game like never before”.
The Australian said: “World Rugby is a marketer of events and investor in development”.
The tournament is due to smash records in terms of attendance and also revenues generated from ticket sales – which will be reinvested in the sport – but its ensuring Rugby World Cup 2015 has a lasting effect on England’s grassroots game that dominates Grainger’s thoughts.
He added: “We have already been involved in a number of events including organising an RFU Festival of Rugby for primary schools across Leyland”.
Although reselling Rugby World Cup tickets is not in itself a criminal offence in the United Kingdom, Metropolitan Police said six men were arrested in Twickenham under the Proceeds of Crime Act after being observed selling tickets before the England v Wales match.
No. 8 weapon Amanaki Mafi came off the bench in that result, and despite playing just under 35 minutes, he turned the screw enough on South Africa to finish as Japan’s third-best carrier, clocking up 53 metres in all.
The Rugby World Cup beats every football World Cup, every Olympic Games, the cricket World Cup and the most significant events in tennis, golf and athletics.
“The social media platform reached about 250 million people”, he said.
In rugby then, there are many different virtues that might undergird the purist’s support for a particular team or player.
Land Rover’s selection of mascots from around the country forms part of their “We Deal In Real” campaign that aims to put grassroots rugby on the global stage during this year’s Rugby World Cup. Let us know by commenting below! In the case of the complete underdog however, amateur fans may feel a few sense of personal connection to the players in so far as they can imagine what it might be like to play at the sort of level that the underdog usually plays at. “It has taken a time for the organisation to be more outward facing after being a law firm for 100 years”.
The site wasn’t registered as an official Rugby World Cup 2015 ticket site and was operating against the ticketing policy for the tournament, allowing people to buy up to 10 tickets at once instead of the official allowance of four per person.
Finally Mr Gosper spoke of the challenges that lie ahead.
He added: “I think the public is satisfied with the way the game is moving and that way is in the right direction”.