The England Legends will return to the Twickenham Stoop on Friday 26th February 2016 to take on an Ireland Legends team, offering spectators a great start to a big weekend in the 2016 RBS 6 Nations.
In the build up to England v Ireland at Twickenham stadium the following day, the Legends teams meet to battle it out in a match that promises to be a great occasion for all of the family.
Jason Leonard will manage an England team captained by Lewis Moody in their clash against an Irish team captained by Shane Byrne, to raise money for The RFU Injured Players Foundation and a number of great causes including The Lewis Moody Foundation, Restart – The RPA Charity, IRUPA, and The IRFU Charitable Trust.
Confirmed players to date include:
England: Lewis Moody (Captain), Ugo Monye, Mike Tindall, Sam Vesty, Iain Balshaw, Ollie Smith, George Chuter, Hugh Vyvyan, Paul Volley, Kevin Yates, Ollie Phillips, Paul Sampson, Spencer Brown, James Grindal and Adam Balding.
Ireland: Shane Byrne (Captain), Mal O'Kelly, Gordon D'Arcy, Paddy Johns, Tony Buckley, Shane Jennings, Simon Keogh, Andy Dunne, Mick Galwey, Simon Mason, Gary Haplin, Stephen Keogh, Justin Bishop and Len Dineen.
The night will include:
England v Ireland Rugby Legends Charity Rugby Match
Post-match – bars open, live band and dancing