This year, twenty teams take to pitches across England and Wales in their pursuit of the Webb Ellis Cup, awarded to the winner of the tournament. Since the inaugural tournament in 1987, only four nations have captured the championship. This year, there are 16 other sides hoping to change that.
This video from the Opening Ceremony, depicts the legend of Webb Ellis, and the creation of rugby. Prepare for goosebumps, rugby fans.
His squad will have the opportunity to compete with some of the best, as they battle against Ireland, France, Italy, and Romania in Pool D.
“We want to put our rugby in place and compete with the best in the world”
– Kieran Crowley | National XVs Head Coach, Rugby Canada
Grab your boots, your popcorn, and your scrum caps because the 2015 Rugby World Cup is in full swing.