- Senior England sqaud assembles for open training day at Twickenham
- Today's event will be followed by an autograph session
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Martin Johnson's Senior England squad are hosting an open training day today (Tuesday, May 18) at Twickenham Stadium.
This will be followed by an autograph session where fans can meet the players and get some treasured player signatures.
England last held a session on August 12, 2009, when thousands of fans, both young and old, turned out to see England's best players training on a sunny day at Twickenham.
The squad are preparing to face the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday, May 30 (kick off 5.00pm), before embarking on a five-match tour of Australia and New Zealand in June.
Tickets for the Mastercard Trophy England v Barbarians match are now on sale priced from £25.00.
Admission is free for all fans who would like to attend.
Approximate timings and details are as follows:
- 1.30pm – Gates open at Twickenham Stadium
- 2.30pm – England open training starts
- 3.45pm – Training closes
- 4.00pm – Autograph session pitch side
- 4.30pm – Autographs session closes
The Rugby Store, situated in the South Stand of Twickenham Stadium on the Whitton Road, will be open from 10.00am on the day of the open training session and throughout the afternoon.
Parking will be available in the North Car Park via Rugby Road.
Access to the seating bowl of the stadium will be via the North and West car park entrances and the viewing area for the open training session will be in the West Stand lower tier.
Please note that any Senior England EPS players involved in the Guinness Premiership Final or the Amlin Challenge Cup final will not be attending training on May 18.