Land Rover Official Fleet for the Rugby World Cup 2011 Arrives in Auckland
As the Official Vehicle of Rugby World Cup 2011, Land Rover will keep the ball rolling by supplying vehicles to the organisers, teams and officials. The majority of the Range Rover Sports and Land Rover Discoverys arrived at the Port of Auckland today with the remaining vehicles being delivered before the Tournament kick off on September 9th. The vehicles will be specially customised with Rugby World Cup 2011 branding, RWC 2011 number plates, and commemorative badging to promote the association throughout New Zealand.
Land Rover’s support of RWC 2011 and RWC 2015 builds on the company’s well-established, long term relationship with Rugby. Land Rover is proud to have been Official Vehicle of the British and Irish Lions, supporting them on their 2005 and 2009 tours to New Zealand and South Africa. In the UK, Land Rover has been Official Vehicle of both England Rugby and Premiership Rugby since 2002, and is committed to developing the grassroots of the Game through the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup, a nationwide tournament for under 11s and under 12s. Land Rover were also the Official Vehicle of the final phase of the Top 14 Orange in France and Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2010.