2011 Rugby World Cup
The resolution of some images on this page has been reduced to improve page load times on our web site. The original high resolution images are included in our Catalogue of New Zealand Stamps on CD-ROM or USB Flash Drive. If you have any questions or comments please contact us - we'd love to hear from you.
The 2011 Rugby World Cup was the seventh Rugby World Cup contest and was
hosted by New Zealand. This was the largest sporting event ever held in
New Zealand and ran over six weeks starting on the 9th of September
2011.The tournament was won by New Zealand who defeated France 8 – 7 in
the final which was played at Eden Park in Auckland on Sunday the 23rd of
October 2011 - a date chosen because it fell on a New Zealand bank holiday
The 'All Blacks - Show Your
Support' sheetlet was issued on the 1st of September 2011 as part of
the World Cup merchandising at a considerable premium over face value. It
features pictures of all members of the 2011 All Black team.
The 'All Blacks -
Rugby World Cup 2011 Champions' sheetlet commemorates New Zealand
winning the Ellis Cup and was very hastily printed after the World Cup
final and on sale two days later.
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year
This page was last updated on 18 Dec 2017
All content and images copyright © 2008 - 2017 StampsNZ