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2003 World Cup Final Ball; Gilbert; 2003; 2005/237

2003 World Cup Final Ball; Gilbert; 2003; 2005/237
Name/Title
2003 World Cup Final Ball
About this object
This is one of the balls used in the 2003 World Cup final. The signature is that of the referee Andre Watson. The England team were victors in the final match versus Australia, in Sydney, winning 20-17. Down to the remaining minutes in the match Jonny Wilkinson was the hero by completing a drop that secured the win for England, a feat still remembered today.
Maker
Gilbert
Maker Role
Manufacturer
Date Made
2003
Place Made
England
Medium and Materials
Rubber
Inscription and Marks
Australia v England, 22/11/03, Andre Watson signature
Measurements
Size 5
Credit Line
Donated Feb 2005
Object Type
Ball
Object number
2005/237

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