Samsung teases School of Rugby with Jack Whitehall clip

Samsung, the official consumer electronics and smartphone partner of England Rugby, has released a comic video to raise awareness of its forthcoming School of Rugby initiative ahead of the World Cup.

Jack Whitehall: takes to the rugby pitch
Jack Whitehall: takes to the rugby pitch



The minute-long clip shows comedian Jack Whitehall trying to ingratiate himself with former England rugby players Martin Johnson and Lawrence Dallaglio.

The description of the clip promises that Whitehall will be put through his paces by a number of England stars.

It reads: "Can they teach him the fundamentals of rugby? Will he be up to the task? Find out when term starts on September 4th."

Early in August the brand announced it had signed up current England rugby players George Ford, Joe Launchbury and Jonathan Joseph as brand ambassadors and they would feature in the Samsung School of Rugby.