IT'S more than three months since a sweet swing of Jonny Wilkinson's boot brought rugby union's World Cup to England.
But judging by last night's scenes at Huddersfield Rugby Union Club, interest in the historic last-gasp victory over hosts Australia remains as strong as ever.
Huddersfield and neighbouring club YMCA joined forces to host England's William Webb Ellis trophy at Lockwood Park - and more than 700 came to have a look.
Youngsters clamoured to have their photograph taken next to the golden cup, which is on a four-month nationwide tour.
It's estimated that more than 80,000 have so far viewed the trophy, which also visited Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley, Sandal and Morley yesterday before arriving at Lockwood Park at 7pm.
After an overnight stay at the George Hotel in Huddersfield - birthplace of the Rugby League game - it was today heading for Halifax, Bradford, Harrogate and Hull.
The trophy is being transported around the country in an armoured Land Rover.
It was accompanied by the special Sweet Chariot Tour lorry, which houses a mobile rugby exhibition.
An army of volunteers, staff from the Rugby Football Union, and tour managers Activate UK have combined to keep the cup on the road.
Activate's Mike Vandrau said: "It's been another excellent day, and we've had a great response from the public of Huddersfield and Yorkshire as a whole.
"It's great to see so many youngsters coming to have a look and hopefully some of them will take up the sport."
Huddersfield RU chairman Alan Ibberson said: "It's an honour for ourselves and YMCA to have hosted the trophy and we're pleased with the way the night went.
"We had to make some last-minute rearrangements because the security team weren't happy about the trophy being taken outside, which was the original plan.
"But people were patient, and everybody got the chance to have a close-up look."
Hamish Pratt, Huddersfield's Kiwi sports development officer, was impressed.
"It's brilliant to see youngsters taking such an interest," he said.
"I'm glad they've taken the chance because it will be in New Zealand in 2007!"