Train with the England Sevens Squad at Twickenham, Friday 13th May, 10.30am-1pm: Members of the media are invited to attend a unique training session with England Sevens Head Coach Ben Ryan and the full England Sevens squad at Twickenham.
Joining ambassadors of The Prostate Cancer Charity (TPCC), Official Charity of the Emirates Airline London Sevens, and the England squad, members of the media will be put through their paces in a warm-up and skills session before joining the action on the Twickenham turf.
Format of the day
10.30 Guests meet Head Coach Ben Ryan in the England dressing room
11.00 Warm-up and skills session
11.30 Sevens games on the pitch involving England Sevens players, media and TPCC ambassadors
12.00 Interview opportunities and photography
12.30 Team and player presentations with TPCC Ambassador Roger Uttley and Ben Ryan followed by lunch
Members of the media who wish to take part or attend and view please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Friday, May 6.
Emirates Airline London Sevens Tournament Launch, Wednesday 18th May, 2pm, Members Lounge, Twickenham: Members of the media are invited to attend the official tournament launch for this year’s Emirates Airline London Sevens.
In attendance will be the head coaches of Australia (2010 champions), New Zealand (HSBC Sevens World Series leaders) and England (home team), representatives of the tournament sponsors Emirates and tournament organisers. All 16 team captains will also be in attendance and available for interviews, as will RFU Rugby Operations Director Rob Andrew.
Format of the launch
2.00 Top table press conference: Michael O’Connor (Australia), Gordon Tietjens (New Zealand), Ben Ryan (England) plus representatives from tournament sponsors and organisers.
2.20 Coaches, tournament representatives and Rob Andrew one-to-one interviews (print); requested captains one-to-one interviews (broadcast)
2.40 Coaches, tournament representatives and Rob Andrew one-to-one interviews (broadcast); requested captains one-to-one interviews (print)
To confirm your attendance and to request one-to one interviews please email email@example.com by 5pm on Friday, May 13.
UPCOMING SJA DATES
Mon Sep 12: SJA Autumn Golf Day, Muswell Hill GC. Click here for more details and to book yourself in for the day.
Wed Dec 7: SJA 2011 British Sports Awards – note the date in your diary now.
All details subject to alteration. Keep checking sportsjournalists.co.uk for updates