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Prince Harry to hand over Webb Ellis Cup

2015-10-27 19:42
Prince Harry (Gallo Images)

London - Prince Harry will present the Webb Ellis Cup to the winner of Saturday's Rugby World Cup final at Twickenham.

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New Zealand and Australia will battle for rugby's greatest prize, following the Bronze final between South Africa and Argentina at The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Friday.

In his role as Honorary president of England rugby, Prince Harry spoke at the opening ceremony ahead of the first match on September 18, and will close the tournament with the presentation of the coveted Webb Ellis Cup to the winning captain, either New Zealand's Richie McCaw or Australia's Stephen Moore.

Prince Harry was spotted supporting England during their matches and attended several training session, but, alas, to no avail as the hosts crashed out of the tournament in the pool phase after defeats to both Wales and Australia.

Friday's Bronze match will kick off at 22:00 SA time, while the final starts at 18:00.

Sport24 Editor Garrin Lambley is covering the 2015 Rugby World Cup live from London.

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