March 1 2012
For the third year running there is a star–studded line up of legendary players for the popular England v Ireland Rugby Legends game on Friday March 16th at The Stoop, Twickenham. Kick Off is at 7.45pm.
RETURN OF THE CLASH OF THE LEGENDS!
The match is the start of a fantastic weekend of England/Irish rugby and you can get in an early toast into St Patrick as the next day is St Patrick’s Day!
The England Legend’s team, captained by Martin Corry, will include Jason Robinson, Jason Leonard, Austin Healey, Mark Regan, Richard Cockerill and Andy Gomarsall.
Ireland will be hoping to reclaim the Stuart Mangan Memorial Cup from last year with Shane Byrne leading a team including Mick Galway, Eric Miller, Malcolm O’Kelly, Nick Popplewell, Justin Bishop, Kieron Dawson and Anthony Foley.
The Ireland Rugby Legends are delighted to announce Powerday, www.powerday.co.uk as Associate Shirt Sponsor.
X-Factor finalist Andy Abraham, will be adding to the entertainment of the evening, performing before the game at 19:15.
The match is being played in aid of the RFU Injured Players Foundation, RPA Benevolent Fund in England and IRFU Charitable Trust in Ireland, and both teams are also proud to support Tickets for Troops at the game.
Tickets will start at £10, concessions £5, and are now on sale from www.englandirelandlegends.co.uk or www.quins.co.uk . You will also be able to pay at the gate for what promises to be another fun fuelled and memorable evening at The Stoop!
England Team Ireland Team
Matt Allen Justin Bishop
Garath Archer Shane Byrne (C)
Richard Cockerill Jan Cunningham
Alex Codling Kieron Dawson
Martin Corry (C) Mel Deane
James Forrester Len Dinneen
Mike Friday Andy Dunne
Ben Gollings Barry Everitt
Andy Gomarsall Maurice Field
Will Green AnthonyFoley
Paul Gustard Mick Galway
Austin Healey Gary Halpin
Jason Leonard Eddie Halvey
Leon Lloyd Simon Keogh
Darren O'Leary Simon Mason
David Rees Eric Miller
Mark Regan Mal O'Kelly
Jason Robinson Colm Rigney
Chris Sheasby Chris Saverimutto
Kevin Sorrell Tom Tierney
Ben Sturnham Liam Toland
Harvey Thorneycroft James Topping
Fraser Waters Andy Ward
Kevin Yates John O Neill