Rugby World Cup arrives in Japan -100 days to go!
June 12 2019
The Webb Ellis Cup has landed in Tokyo to celebrate 100 days to go to Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan.
Rugby World Cup winner Bryan Habana and former World Rugby Player of the Year Shane Williams were both on hand to welcome the trophy into the country and took part in the official handover to the Japan 2019 Organising Committee.
The trophy will now embark on a 100-day domestic tour of Japan, taking in all 12 Rugby World Cup host cities as well as historic Kyoto and Hiroshima, visiting some of the most iconic and beautiful destinations in the world.
Over the past 18 months the trophy has travelled 200,000 miles to visit 19 countries in all corners of the globe, inspiring more than 80,000 people during the largest ever Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.