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27 Sep 2011

Show your team colours

Thanks to support from Rugby World Cup 2011 sponsor ANZ Bank, Nelson spectators will be able to show their team colours at tonight’s and Saturday’s matches.

ANZ have provided a team of volunteer face painters with uniforms and face paints in the colours of Italy, USA, Russia and Australia. They’ll be out on the streets around Trafalgar Park, at the bus stops and central city car parks before both matches , offering spectators the chance to wear their true colours for free. The face painting volunteers are from local colleges, recruited with the help of the Nelson Youth Council.

Angela Ricker, RWC 2011 Nelson Communications Manager, says “It’s great to have the support from one of the main Tournament sponsors so we can really get people in the Rugby mood as they get behind their team for what should be very entertaining matches.”