A group of players from London Wasps have followed in the footsteps of England’s great patron saint by slaying a huge fire-breathing dragon, found lurking behind the North Stand at Twickenham Stadium.
Ahead of the much anticipated St George’s Day Game between London Wasps and Bath Rugby at Twickenham on Saturday 23 April, Wasps players including Simon Shaw, Joe Worsley, Riki Flutey, Serge Betsen, Dave Walder, Rob Webber and Ben Broster were challenged to ‘slay’ dragons against the clock by kicking and throwing rugby balls at an enormous 50ft high video game, projected onto Twickenham’s North Stand.
The innovative St George’s Day Game-themed video game was the brainchild of 188BET, an official partner of London Wasps. The initiative aims to support the London Wasps campaign enticing fans to the St George’s Day Game in order to raise money for the four special charities set to benefit from the occasion.
Challenged to slay ten dragons as quickly as possible, fly-half Dave Walder came out on top with a fantastic range of accurate kicking and passing skills. As a reward, Walder was invited to play one further level, which featured a colossal fire-breathing dragon, which broke through the wall of the stadium’s North Stand.
Walder said: “The boys were giving me loads of banter as I was called forward for the final level. I had no idea what to expect but the size of the dragon floored me, it was simply staggering. The projection looked really lifelike and the 3D technology was brilliant. The lads really enjoyed themselves and the project was great fun to be involved with.”
Take a look at the video here:
Anyone who buys a ticket for the St. George’s Day game, quoting the code 188BET will be entered into a prize draw to win one of 5 team signed London Wasps jerseys and a chance to win full hospitality to the St George’s Day game, courtesy of 188BET and Wasps.
To buy tickets to the St George’s Day Game go to www.stgeorgesdaygame.co.uk or ring the ticket hotline on 0844 225 2990.
For more information on 188BET, please visit www.188BET.com.