Twickenham 20th September - Help for Heroes Challenge Match

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  1. Please see below on Help for Heroes Challenge Match. Press conference was today at Twickenham, so should be in the media Wednesday. Link to Ticketmaster at bottom of short piece from RFU website. Feel free to pass on the info - the more the merrier

    Twickenham Stadium to host Help for Heroes match
    June 3, 2008
    Twickenham Stadium to host Help for Heroes match
    Target to raise £1m for Headley Court Facilities
    Twickenham Stadium will be hosting a challenge rugby union match featuring rugby stars from around the world aimed at raising over £1m for the Joint Services Rehabilitation Centre at Headley Court, Leatherhead, Surrey, which cares for armed services men and women injured in Iraq and Afghanistan.
    The match, to be played at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday, September 20th will feature two teams, a Help for Heroes XV and an International Select XV who will play a challenge match at the home of English rugby. (Kick off time tbc).
    Former England Captains, Phil de Glanville (ex-Bath Rugby) and Lawrence Dallaglio (ex-London Wasps) will act as Team Manager and Non-Playing Captain respectively for the Help 4 Heroes XV with Welsh Rugby legends, Ieuan Evans and Scott Gibbs filling the same roles for the International Select XV.
    The teams, which will be announced in due course, are expected to include a composite of players from the Guinness Premiership, National Division One, the Magners League, overseas stars and the armed forces.

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