The Close turf paperweight


Limited edition, genuine turf glass paperweight from the birthplace of the game – available for pre-order only.

In preparation for the bicentenary celebrations in 2023, our historical rugby pitch is being re – laid as a sand-based pitch. This gives the unique opportunity for rugby fans worldwide to own a piece of hallowed turf from the pitch where the game began in 1823.

Immortalise this piece of history forever in a glass paperweight made by Hafod Grange, who was awarded the Prince of Wales Shield in 1975.

Each paperweight is engraved with “The birthplace of the game, The Close, Rugby School” and delivered in a presentation box. A great gift and keep-sake for all rugby fans!

Available for a limited time only, pre-orders will close for this item on Sunday 20th March.

PLEASE NOTE: Item will be dispatched directly from the manufacturer and will be shipped at the beginning of June 2022.

Please note that this item is not returnable.

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