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England Legends vs South Africa Legends Friday 26 November 2010

Friday 26th November 2010 KO 7.45pm

England Legends vs South Africa Legends: The Charities

THE Twickenham Stoop is hosting some of the biggest names in modern rugby history on show for the inaugural England Legends v South Africa Legends match.

England Legends vs SOuth Africa Legends 26 November 2010

Following the success of the England v Ireland Legends match played in February this year, on the eve of the north-south clash a Twickenham, the England Legends have invited their South African counterparts to play in a highly competitive clash between the two rugby nations. Both sides are raising funds for their nominated charities, including the Rugby Footlball Foundation, the RPA Benevolent Fund and the South African Rugby Legends Association.

Martin Corry, Jason Leonard, Josh Lewsey, Joost van der Westhuizen, Brendan Venter,  Percy Montgomery and many more are in the line-up in for what is sure to be an intense and physical display. With no love lost between the two epic rugby nations, it will be interesting to see if some old scores are settled.

Players announced so far include:

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ENGLAND

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SOUTH AFRICA

Jason Leonard

Cobus Visagie

Greg Botterman

Jannie Brooks

Kevin Yates

Robbie Kempson

Garath Archer

Joe Beukes

Alex Codling

Ryan Strudwick

Ben Clarke

Brad McLeod Henderson

Paul Gustard

Jake Boer

Martin Corry

AJ Venter

Andy Gomarsall

Joost van der Westhuizen

Josh Lewsey

Braam Van Straaten

David Rees

Jan Harm van Wyk

Barie Jon Mather

Brendan Venter

Frazer Waters

Trevor Halstead

Leon Lloyd

Breyton Paulse

Tim Stimpson

Percy Montgomery

Jos Baxendell

Pieter Muller

Alex Bennett

Richard Catt

Bill Davison

Conan Sharman

Mike Friday

Dave von Hoesslin

Rory Jenkins

Johan Kapp

Daren O'Leary

John Slade

Ben Sturnham

Mac Masina

Harvey Thorneycroft

Reinhard Gerber

Nick Walsh

Marius Hurter

Andy Farrell

MJ Smith

Lukas van Bilijon


TICKETS

Tickets for the England Legends vs South Africa Legends Match on Friday 26th November 2010 at The Twickenham Stoop are £20 for Gold seats, £10 for unreserved seating, £5 for concessions, and available via the following outlets:

In person at:
Twickenham Stoop Stadium, Langhorn Drive, Twickenham TW2 7SX

Over the phone by calling the Quins ticket Office on:
0871 527 1315

Online via the Quins website: England Legends vs South Africa Legends Tickets

TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE GATE


COMPETITION

Rugby Unplugged have secured a pair of tickets for this exciting game as a competition prize for two lucky readers. So if you fancy your luck, click below to enter the competition...

England Legends vs South Africa Legends Competition

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ABOUT THE CHARITIES
Rugby Footbal Foundation Website RPA Benevolent Fund Website South African Rugby Legends Association Website

The RUGBY FOOTBALL FOUNDATION is a Charitable Trust established by the Rugby Football Union. The purpose of the Rugby Football Foundation is to promote and develop community amateur rugby in England.

The Foundation is responsible for a substantial community rugby programme which includes the provision of rugby development officers, the training and development of referees and the production of coaching and technical material.

The Foundation also administers a Capital Fund for the financing of capital projects aimed at improving facilities which lead to the recruitment and retention of rugby players.

The Rugby Football Foundation is registered charity No. 1100277. To find out more about their work, click on the RFF logo.


It is every rugby player's dream to combine his job with his passion and pull on the jersey for his career, his club and ultimately his country. But what happens when it all goes wrong? A bad tackle, an unfortunate accident, an illness off the pitch - who is there to pick up the pieces?

The RPA BENEVOLENT FUND - the Players' Charity - provides advice, support and financial assistance for players who have suffered serious injury, illness or hardship.

Through the RPA Benevolent Fund we are able to assist players with essential medical costs and provide a support network which the player or family can turn to for help, advice or encouragement.

The RPA Benevolent Fund is registered charity No. 1113160. To find out more about their work, click on the RPA logo.


The eLAN SA RUGBY LEGENDS (SARLA) has been established as a leading charity in South Africa for a number of years.  Originally set up to raise funds for the development of rugby at grass roots and club rugby in South Africa, today SARLA has grown into a full blown social awareness charity using sport as the catalyst to bring people together and then evolving their sport aspirations as well as educating them about health, wealth and social characteristics.

The South African Rugby Legends Association is registered charity in SOuth Africa. To find out more about their work, click on the SARLA logo.

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