With Soccer Aid 2020 going ahead over the weekend and raising a lot of money, we thought it timely to look back at the interesting selection England last fielded in Rugby Aid 2015.
The game was in aid of RUGBY FOR HEROES of which England captain Mike Tindall MBE is Patron.
The Rest of the World ultimately won the match 36-29 at Twickenham Stoop.
One of the standout moments of the game was Jamie Laing (Actor Made In Chelsea) being absolutely smashed by former All Black Brad Thorn.
The England team also included included choreographer and television personality Louie Spence, Martin Offiah (Ex Rugby Star TV), Paul Sculthorpe MBE (Rugby), Vassos Alexander (Radio 2/5 Live), Gary Beadle (Celebrity Geordie Shore) Harry Judd (McBusted), JB Gill (JLS), ) Rav Wilding (TV Presenter), Terry Hollands (England’s Strongest Man), Kelvin Fletcher (Actor Emmerdale), Tom Parker (Pop Star The Wanted ) Dion Dublin (Footballer & TV presenter) .
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LIST | Rugby internationals who lost a ton of weight in retirement
Below is a look at five players who lost a ton of weight after their rugby union careers ended.
1. Phil Vickery (England)
The World Cup-winning prop has transformed his body since hanging up his boots. Vickery, who won the 2011 series of Celebrity Masterchef, has recently opened his new Cheltenham restaurant, No.3, after the Coronavirus pandemic delayed first orders. He’s literally half the man he used to be.