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

From

World Rugby Museum

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

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

 

Tags

2003
Australia
Ball
England
Rugby
World Cup

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