England Head Coach, Brian Ashton MBE has confirmed three appointments to the senior England management team.
Physio Mike Snelling and Masseur Paul Frawley join the England medical team with immediate effect and will work with Team Doctor, Simon Kemp and Physio, Barney Kenny. Mike and Paul have both worked for the England Saxons and England Sevens squads in recent seasons.
Former England international, John Hall, (21 caps 1984-94) whose company, Performance Group International Rugby (PGIR) has been providing video analysis for the England Sevens and England age groups for three years has had his contract extended to include the senior team.
All three will be part of the England management team for the forthcoming 2008 RBS 6 Nations.
It has also been confirmed that Richard Wegrzyk's work with the Elite Rugby Department will continue and he will act as the masseur for the England Sevens squad for the remaining six legs of the IRB Sevens World Series.
Richard previously worked under contract as a masseur for the senior England squad and was part of the management team for 160 matches.
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