MPs to compete in Parliamentary World Cup at Rugby School

Mark Pawsey MP, Brett Gosper, Cllr Michael Stokes and Bill Beaumont at the Webb Ellis Museum
Mark Pawsey MP, Brett Gosper, Cllr Michael Stokes and Bill Beaumont at the Webb Ellis Museum

Members of Parliament from across the world will be competing in a rugby match in the birthplace of the game.

The Parliamentary World Cup 2015 sees more than 300 politicians visit The Close at Rugby School to play the first round of matches.

The games kick off at 1pm and 3pm on Sunday.

It is free to attend but spectators need to register online before the match.

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey, who is taking part, said MPs from around the world were delighted to be visiting The Close.

Go to www.enjoyrugby.co.uk to book.