MONDAY 28th January
NO MEDIA ACCESS. Injury update available if applicable.
TUESDAY 29th January
1.00pm England test team announcement via news wires
2.00pm Open training for media at University of Bath - 20 minutes plus 20 minutes for 2 pooled photographers ie Getty plus one national paper.
4.30pm Brian Ashton writers briefing Bath University (Boardroom in Blues Cafe, Sports Training Village)
4.50pm Brian Ashton press conference Bath University (Boardroom). Please set up cameras prior to writers' briefing.
5.05pm Brian Ashton x 4 broadcast one to ones. Broadcast interviews for Brian Ashton should be made to email@example.com by 5pm on Friday January 25th
5.30pm Three ‘news’ players available for interview (Boardroom)
Media requiring WIFI access should email Juliete Ham firstname.lastname@example.org by 12pm on Monday 28th January
WEDNESDAY 30th January
1.30pm Assistant Coaches - Mike Ford, John Wells - writers briefing – Bath Spa Hotel, Vellore Restaurant (Vestibule).
2.00pm Balance of the test 22 available for interviews, except captain – Vellore Restaurant
THURSDAY 31st January
1.00pm Captain’s Press Conference – Vellore Restaurant
1.20pm Captain’s pre-booked broadcast one to one interviews (max 4). Please book with email@example.com by 12pm on Wednesday January 30th.
FRIDAY 1st February
12.00pm Senior player available for writers briefing – Good Health Bar, Twickenham Stadium
12.00pm Brian Ashton broadcast interviews max 4. Please book with firstname.lastname@example.org by 12pm on Thursday January 31st.
12.15pm Brian Ashton writers briefing
SATURDAY 2nd February
Match day media access
SUNDAY 3rd February
Injury update available if applicable.
MONDAY 4th February
No media access. Injury update if applicable.
TUESDAY 5th February
1.00pm Two senior players available for interview – Bath Spa Hotel, Vellore Restaurant
WEDNESDAY 6th February
10.00am Open training for media at the University of Bath
10.20am Further 20 minutes open training for Getty and one national pooled photographer
1.00pm Team announcement via the new wires
1.30pm Brian Ashton press conference – Bath Spa Hotel, Vellore Restaurant
1.45pm Brian Ashton writers briefing
2.00pm Brian Ashton x 4 pre-booked broadcast interviews. Please pre-book with email@example.com by 12pm on Tuesday, February 5th.
2.00pm 22 man test squad excluding captain and two Tuesday players available for interview
THURSDAY 7TH February
1.00pm Assistant Coaches, Mike Ford and John Wells writers briefing – Bath Spa Hotel, Vellore Restaurant (Vestibule).
1.20pm England captain’s press conference –Vellore Restaurant
1.40pm Broadcast interviews with the captain max 4. Please pre-book with firstname.lastname@example.org by 12pm on Wednesday, February 6th.
2.00pm Brian Ashton daily writers briefing – Vellore Restaurant (Vestibule).
FRIDAY 8th February
England depart for Rome. No media access.
SATURDAY 9th February
3.00pm Brian Ashton press conference – Rome, Cavalieri Hilton, Salla San Pietro
3.20pm Brian Ashton x 4 broadcast interviews. Please pre-book with email@example.com by 12pm on Friday, February 8th.
3.20pm Senior player available for writers briefing
SUNDAY 10th February
Match day media access England v Italy
MONDAY 11th February
England fly back to the UK – injury update if applicable. No media access.
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