(TRAVPR.COM) UK - August 1st, 2014 - As England prepares to host the Rugby World Cup in 2015, Canary Wharf is getting into the spirit of the sport by hosting the inaugural London Beach Rugby Championship at a pop-up beach in Wood Wharf. This two-day special event will take on place 1st and 2nd August and will feature professional rugby clubs as well as some of the city’s best amateur sides, allowing everybody the chance to get physical on the beach with this special version of the sport. It will take place in Canary Wharf, the centre of London’s business district and also the location of numerous bars, restaurants, shops and hotels in London. For more, see, the London website that has the latest up-to-date information on the rates and availability of hotels in London.

The London Beach Rugby Championship begins with the Corporate Challenge on Friday 1st August, which features teams of ten to Wood Wharf’s pop-up beach to try their hand at five-a-side rugby On Saturday 2nd August, professional rugby clubs will be competing in their own tournament and their speed, skill, and athleticism are sure to thrill spectators. Prizes include the coveted London Beach Rugby Cup 2014 Winners trophy made from cut glass as well as a magnum of champagne for the victorious team. Winners will also receive a case of Doom Bar beer and a pair of sunglasses each.

Avid rugby fans and novices alike are sure to find something to shout about over this action packed weekend. Bring your own picnic lunch, grab a delicious hog roast bap with all the trimmings at Wood Wharf or indulge in a hearty sit down post-match dinner at one of Canary Wharf’s bars and restaurants. There are many options in the area to keep you energised during and after the thrill of the competition. For the best website to see what is taking place at Canary Wharf this summer, see