Heath youngsters meet England hero Launchbury face to face

Oliver Schlup and Toby Vander meet Joe Launchbury at the home of England Rugby

Oliver Schlup and Toby Vander meet Joe Launchbury at the home of England Rugby

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Last week prior to the England v Ireland clash at Twickenham, two lucky Heath youngsters who play for the Heath Under 11 squad had the chance to meet one of their England heroes up close and personal.

Thanks to Heath’s main sponsor Vines of Gatwick BMW, Oliver Schlup and Toby Vander had the opportunity to meet injured England forward Joe Launchbury prior to the big match and find out first-hand what it is like to represent your country.

England went on to win the match and this coming weekend the next instalment in the thrilling RBS 6 Nations series, England v Wales will be screened live on the big screen at Heath Rugby Club – kick off 4pm. All welcome to come along and join the local rugby family for this key international fixture – see website hhrfc.co.uk for details.

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