South Africa is 2019 Rugby World Cup Champions – Japan 2019

South Africa is 2019 Rugby World Cup Champions – Japan 2019

The Rugby World Cup is played every Four Years. The Inaugural World Cup was played in 1987 and was co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia. Eight editions of World Cup have been held till now. The last World Cup was played in England in 2015 and next world Cup which will be Ninth World Cup is scheduled to be held in Japan from 20 September 2019 to 02 November 2019. There will twenty teams participating in 2019 Rugby World Cup. New Zealand is current World Champions and has won the Webb Ellis Trophy thrice, Australia and South Africa have won it twice and England have won it once.

Japan issued a miniature sheet containing ten stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup on 06 Sep  2019. Each stamp features Flags of participating countries.

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JAPAN 2019- RUGBY WORLD CUP

Springboks defeated England 32-12 to become the 2019 World Cup Champion and lifted the Webb Ellis Cup for the third time to equal New Zealand’s record. Six penalties by Handre Pollard put them in the driver’s seat, wingers Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe scored first ever tries for SA in a final to seal England loss. A Far more representative South African team saw Siya Kolisi become the first Black South African to lift the Rugby World Cup.

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SOUTH AFRICA 1995-RUGBY WORLD CUP

Stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup – Japan 2019 – Flags of Participating Nations

Stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup – Japan 2019 – Flags of Participating Nations

The Rugby World Cup is played every Four Years. The Inaugural World Cup was played in 1987 and was co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia. Eight editions of World Cup have been held till now. The last World Cup was played in England in 2015 and next world Cup which will be Ninth World Cup is scheduled to be held in Japan from 20 September 2019 to 02 November 2019. There will twenty teams participating in 2019 Rugby World Cup. New Zealand is current World Champions and has won the Webb Ellis Trophy thrice, Australia and South Africa have won it twice and England have won it once.

Japan issued a miniature sheet containing ten stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup on 06 Sep  2019. Each stamp features Flags of participating countries.

84 yen- Flags of Ireland Rugby & New Zealand    84 yen- Flags of Scotland & South Africa

84 yen- Flags of Japan & Italy                    84 yen- Flags of Russia & Namibia

84 yen- Flags of Samoa & Canada              84 yen- Flags of England & Australia

84 yen- Flags of France & Wales                84 yen- Flags of Argentina & Georgia

84 yen- Flags of USA & Fiji                          84 yen- Flags of Tonga & Uruguay

 

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JAPAN 2019- RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019 -FLAGS

Stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup – Japan 2018

Stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup – Japan 2018 

The Rugby World Cup is played every Four Years. The Inaugural World Cup was played in 1987 and was co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia. Eight editions of World Cup have been held till now. The last World Cup was played in England in 2015 and next world Cup which will be Ninth World Cup is scheduled to be held in Japan from 20 September 2019 to 02 November 2019. There will twenty teams participating in 2019 Rugby World Cup. New Zealand is current World Champions and has won the Webb Ellis Trophy thrice, Australia and South Africa have won it twice and England have won it once.

Japan issued a miniature sheet containing ten stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup on 20 Aug 2018.

82+10 yen- Mt Fuji & Sun    82+10 yen- Trophy    82+10 yen- Event Emblem                  82+10 yen- Mascots Ren & G        82+10 yen- Mt Fuji & Sun

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JAPAN 2018- RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019

 

Stamps on Rugby World Cups – 1987 to 2019

Stamps on Rugby World Cups – 1987 -2019

The Rugby World Cup is played every Four Years . The Inaugural World Cup was played in 1987 and was co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia.Eight editions of World Cup have been held till now. The last World Cup was played in England in 2015 and next world Cup which will be Ninth World Cup is scheduled to be held in Japan from 20 September 2019 to 02 November 2019 .There will twenty teams participating in 2019 Rugby World Cup.New Zealand are current World Champions and have won the Webb Ellis Trophy thrice, Australia and South Africa have won it twice and England have won it once.

3rd World Cup was held in South Africa in 1995. Teams from 16 countries participated in the Cup and South Africa defeated New Zealand 15-12 in the final to win lift the Winner’s Trophy. South Africa also issued a miniature sheet on 25 May 1995 to commemorate the hosting of Rugby World Cup in South Africa.

1995 RUGBY WC SA
MINIATURE SHEET 1995 RUGBY WC SOUTH AFRICA

 

The 4th Rugby World Cup was hosted by Wales in 1999. Australia beat France in the Final 35-12 to lift the World Cup. France issued an oval shaped (rugby ball) stamp on the 4th Rugby World Cup on 11 Sep 1999.

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STAMP OF FRANCE – ODD SHAPED OVAL -4TH RUGBY WORLD CUP 1999

5th World Cup was held in Australia in 2003. Teams from 20 countries participated in the World Cup and England defeated Australia in the Finals 20-17 to win the trophy..A total of 48 matches were played and total attendance was 1,837,547 .A

Australia issued a miniature sheet containing three stamps on 08 October 2003 to mark the event. The stamps feature the Webb Ellis Trophy and rugby players.

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MINIATURE SHEET AUSTRALIA 2003 RUGBY WORLD CUP

 

The Final was played on 22 November 2003 at Telstra Stadium in Sydney in front of a crowd of 82,957. England won the finals and Royal Mail issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on 19 Dec 2003 to commemorate England’s historic win and crowning as Rugby World Champions.

2003 RUGBY WC ENG CHAMPIONS
2003 RUGBY WORLD CUP ENGLAND WORLD CHAMPIONS

 

100 Years of New Zealand Test Rugby 2004 -Stamps on Rugby

100 Years of New Zealand Test Rugby 2004 -Stamps on Rugby

New Zealand Post issued a miniature sheet on 30 Jan 2004 to celebrate 100 years of New Zealand Test Rugby and to commemorate England vs New Zealand test in 1997.

2003 RUGBY NZ VS ENG TEST
100 YEARS OF NEW ZEALAND TEST RUGBY -MINIATURE SHEET ON RUGBY -2004

Centenary of Welsh Rugby Union (WRU)- First Day Cover

Centenary of Welsh Rugby Union (WRU)- First Day Cover

The Welsh Rugby Union was formed in 1880-81. The Royal Mail issued a commemorative stamp and a cover to mark the Centenary of Welsh Rugby Union in 1980.The 13 and half pence stamp features rugby players.

FDC WELSH RUGBY UNION
FIRST DAY COVER -CENTENARY WELSH RUGBY UNION -1980

 

125 Years of Rugby Football in Sri Lanka -2006

125 Years of Rugby Football in Sri Lanka -2006

Sri Lanka issued a stamp on 08 December 2006 to commemorate 125 Years of Rugby Football in Sri Lanka.

FDC 125 YRS RUGBY SRI LANKA
FIRST DAY COVER -125 YEARS OF RUGBY FOOTBALL IN SRI LANKA