RFU: England rugby open day, Aug 12

From Richard Prescott, RFU
Media arrangements for the open training session with the England senior squad at Twickenham on August 12.

11.45am Tea/coffee available in the Churchill Room, South Stand, Twickenham Stadium. Writers room.
Tea/coffee available in the Nightingale room, South Stand, Twickenham Stadium (opposite Churchill room) – TV and Radio.

12.10pm Martin Johnson and one assistant coach available for Daily writers briefing in Churchill Room.

12.30pm Martin Johnson and one assistant coach available for Sunday writers briefing in Churchill room.

12.30pm Requested players from the England Senior Elite Player squad available in the Nightingale room for TV/Radio interviews. Please email your player requests no later than 12pm on Monday August 9.

12.50pm Martin Johnson broadcast interviews in the Nightingale room. Maximum of three. Please email if you wish to book a slot no later than 12pm August 9.

12.50pm Requested Players from the England Senior Elite Player squad available in the Churchill room for Daily writers briefings.

One player will be made available from the England Senior Elite Player squad for the Sunday writers only.

1.20pm Media access closes.

2.00pm England Senior Elite Player and Saxons squads open training at Twickenham Stadium for members of the public,
TV and Radio.

4.00pm Open training closes.

4.00pm Autograph session starts pitch side at Twickenham Stadium (priority will be given to children).

5.00pm Autograph session closes.

Rugby writers note: The public training session on August 12 forms part of a family fun day, the first event to celebrate Twickenham stadium’s centenary season.

There will be rugby related activities happening in the West Car Park at Twickenham Stadium from 11.00am-5.00pm including bungee runs, lineout walls and rugby coaches will be on hand for skills clinics.

For more information on the Twickenham Stadium centenary please go to

Richard Prescott
England Teams Media Director
Rugby Football Union

+44 (0)20 8831 6513
+44 (0)7711 259179

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