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DEFENDER is looking for Rugby Mascots


As a Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2023, Defender is looking for Two Defenders of Tomorrow - children aged between 7 and 13-years-old to be a mascot at this year’s tournament.

Is your child passionate about changing the world for the better or do you know of the perfect potential mascot? Can you think of a young person who fits the criteria above - someone who helps out in their local community, is a champion the environment, cares for their loved ones, stands up for equality or provides a service to support others?

If so, they could be in with the chance of winning a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at Rugby World Cup 2023 to lead out a team.


The successful mascot entrant will win the opportunity to be a mascot at either the Ireland v South Africa (23rd September) or Ireland v Scotland (7th October) match in the group stages of the Rugby World cup in Paris. 

The prize will include, return flights, transfers in Paris, 3 nights hotel accommodation and tickets to the match.


To enter, a video must be submitted by the parent or guardian of your potential mascot entrant giving a team talk to your favourite team on why you are Ready to take on the world and embrace the impossible**


**video must be no longer than 90 seconds 

Incomplete entry forms will not be accepted. 

T&C's apply. Full T&C's can be found on the submissions page linked below.