Legends support England Legacy

LEGENDS SUPPORT ENGLAND’S LEGACY – ALL SCHOOLS

England and Wales Legends support All Schools and other charities in hard fought game

England Rugby Legends v Wales Rugby Legends took to the pitch at the Twickenham Stoop in a week filled with anticipation of the RWC fixture between England and Wales.

Captained by Colin Charvis and supported by Scott Quinnell and Jonathan Davies the Wales Legends include Shane Williams, Barry Davies, Dafydd James, Gareth Thomas, Gareth Davies, Mark Taylor, Rhys Thomas and Layton Phillips.

The England Legends were managed by Jason Leonard and include Iain Balshaw, Lewis Moody, Mike Tindall, Andy Gomarsall, Kevin Yates, Sam Vesty, Ollie Phillips, Dan Scarborough and Paul Sampson. Players dependent on final fitness & availability.

Following the tradition of raising funds for rugby charities, the match chose to donate all profits to All Schools , RFU Injured Players Foundation, RPA’s Restart, & WRPA Benevolent Trust.

Full time saw England Legends beaten by the Welsh Legends by 33-21.

All Schools Students and Volunteers take to the pitch

Before the Legends took to the pitch, girls from the local schools Twickenham Academy were given a special opportunity to play rugby on pitch with the support of CBRE Volunteers. The girls were joined by 2014 RWC Winner, Maggie Alphonsi.
“It was fantastic to see the girls from Twickenham Academy out on the Harlequins pitch enjoying the game. CBRE’s support of All Schools and women in sport is forward thinking in understanding the need for supporting different people from different backgrounds – something I relate to personally. It is so important we do all we can to encourage people to take part in sport. Rugby changed my life and that is why I’m so passionate to share my experience and support for All Schools to inspire the next generation.” Maggie Alphonsi

CBRE Volunteers were also given the opportunity to win a shirt signed by all the England Legends in a half-time Cross Bar Challenge. Nick Patterson, Michael Whitney and George Stilgoe gave it their all, with Nick coming in very close.

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