7 Feb 2011

Rugby silverware going on tour

10:06 pm on 7 February 2011

New Zealand's most prized rugby silverware is going on tour to promote the game in the provinces ahead of the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

Starting in Nelson on Saturday, the Bledisloe Cup, the Tri Nations Trophy, the Hillary Shield, the IRB Women's Rugby World Cup and the IRB Junior World Championship will tour 31 towns over five weeks.

The game's ultimate prize, the Web Ellis Cup, will appear at 15 stops on the roadshow.