This is the Gilbert Rugby World Cup 2011 Ball, the official ball for RWC 2011 to be held in New Zealand. As the name suggests, Gilbert Rugby have made the ball. Gilbert will also be the ball suppliers for the 2015 Rugby World Cup to be held in England. They made the ball at the 2007 edition of the tournament that was won by South Africa.
The Gilbert RWC 2011 ball uses the colours of white, green and blue, and replicas are available in two different sizes. It has the official World Cup logo as well as the words ” New Zealand 2011″ inscribed on it. The Gilbert World Cup ball is called the Virtuo and it went undergone rigorous testing before its unveiling.
Buy the Gilbert Rugby Ball online today at reputed merchants Lovell Rugby.
There are two versions of the Gilbert RWC 2011 Virtuo ball- one a cheaper supporters’ version and the other the same as the official ball to be used in World Cup games.