2019 Rugby World Cup
Round-Up: Rugby World Cup records, Olympic torches tour Tokyo, Virus hits Fiji’s Nations Cup squad and more
Two torches that will be used in the Olympic and Paralympic torch relays at the postponed Tokyo Games next summer have started an eight-month tour of Tokyo
Launched ahead of Ireland’s 2019 Guinness Six Nations defence and running through to the autumn Rugby World Cup in Japan, the multi-phase ‘Everyone In’ campaign was the latest iteration of Vodafone’s Ireland’s long running ‘Team of Us’ Irish rugby activation.
In 2019, FNB sought to life the spirits of nation with a campaign that linked fans, legends, coaches, friends and family to the players at the Rugby World Cup in Japan through fixed ad assets and real-time messaging.
In the lead-up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the IRFU’s principal partner activated via a unique rugby ball that linked the fans at home to the players in Japan.
As Japan prepared for an influx of international fans coming to watch the 2019 Rugby World Cup, AIG Japan leveraged the company’s sponsorship of New Zealand’s All Blacks toward a road safety campaign.
The spearhead strand of Mastercard’s 2019 Rugby World Cup activation programme saw the tournament’s official payments partner harness real-time technology to create unique Player of the Match trophies for each match.
Asics launched the Wallabies jersey for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in late May last year and followed up with a year-long campaign led by cinematic content.
Running September through November 2019, O2’s activation of its England Rugby partnership around the 2019 Rugby World Cup spanned television, OOH, social, in-store, in-stadium, event experiences and screenings.
During the opening weekend of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Steinlager leveraged its partnership with the All Blacks via ‘Black Laundry’, an experiential activation backed by an integrated marketing campaign.
DHL, official logistics supplier to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, rolled out an epic campaign of activations through 2018 and 2019.
Ahead of the All Blacks making the trip to Japan for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Air New Zealand dropped a ‘safety video’ and support-building marketing campaign.
South African telecoms operator MTN is set to renew its headline sponsorship of the Springboks, South Africa’s world championship-winning rugby union team.
The England rugby union team will be kitted out by UK-based sports brand Umbro from September 2020 – despite especially strong sales for the incumbent kit supplier Canterbury in the last week of the R…
World Rugby has re-appointed IMG as its exclusive commercial partner agency for the next Rugby World Cup cycle through to the 2023 tournament in France
Sports apparel brand Under Armour is to terminate its kit deal with the Welsh Rugby Union at the end of 2020, with four years left on the contract, according to UK press reports
BMW Group France and the French Rugby Federation (FFR) will terminate their partnership less than three months before the 2019 Rugby World Cup
UK power generator brand Aggreko has signed as an official tournament supplier of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan