Find the flag to lead rugby team out at Olympic Stadium

Ben Foden with the flag that will be hidden somewhere in east London

Ben Foden with the flag that will be hidden somewhere in east London - Credit: Jack Ibbetson

How would you like to be an official flag bearer at the Rugby World Cup?

If you’re aged between 14 and 16, you could lead a team out of the tunnel at the Olympic Stadium.

A find the flag competition will be taking place in east London on Saturday, with clues shared on social media accounts to guide fans to the right place.

Once you’ve found the flag, you’ll need to snap a selfie with it and tag it with #EmiratesFlag to be in with a chance to win one of seven places.

The clues will be shared between 9am and 9pm on Emirates’ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.


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The competition, which is taking place around the country, is backed by England player Ben Foden.

He said: “You never forget the first time you walk out with your team through the tunnel into a stadium packed full of supporters, especially for an international fixture on your home turf.

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“Now Emirates is giving fans in London the chance to follow in the footsteps of sporting greats, and be part of bringing rugby home at the Olympic Stadium.”

One lucky winner from all valid entries nationwide will also have the chance to lead a team out at Twickenham for the final.

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