Below is a list of Good Luck messages from a range of well known figures, wishing the England Touch teams, the very best of luck in the upcoming World Cup.
England Touch President, Gregg Cropper, said:
This is a wonderful boost for us. Knowing we have the support of all these sporting heroes is very inspirational for our teams’ preparations. It’s a great reminder too that there are so many champions in England who’ve succeeded through hard work and determination. After the Olympics and so many recent English successes, this is just what we needed to go do it in Australia. Thanks to all those who’ve sent us kind and encouraging messages.
The England teams head to Australia this April, where the World Cup 2015 will be contested in Coffs Harbour in New South Wales from 29 April – 3 May.
Daye left his mark in boxing history becoming only the second man after Evander Holyfield to become an undisputed world Cruiserweight champion, then go on to win a world heavyweight title.
800m European and World medallist.
John Challis - aka Boycie
A fictional character in the popular BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses.
Caroline Pearce aka Gladiator Ice
English athlete, sports model and is the presenter for BT Sport's UFC. Caroline also competed in Sky One's version of Gladiators, as ICE.
James Haskell, English rugby union player who currently plays for and captains London Wasps in the Aviva Premiership and internationally for England.
Katy McLean and Amber ReedKaty McLean MBE is an English female rugby player, who is currently captain of England Women and captained them to victory against Canada in the 2014 France Rugby World Cup.
Amber Reed is a female rugby union player. She played at the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup as a member of England's squad
Dan MurphyDan Murphy is a rugby union player for Gloucester Rugby in the Aviva Premiership.
Northampton Saints RFC
Northampton Saints RFC rugby union players wish the England Touch teams good luck on their #RoadToOz
Ben Kelsey (Strongman)
Ben Kelsey is England's Strongest Man and World's Strongest man (Middleweight Division).
English hockey player and London 2012 Olympic medal-winner
Kevin Boothe - Oakland Raiders
Kevin Mark Boothe is an American football offensive lineman for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).
New Zealand rugby union player, currently playing with South African Super Rugby side the Sharks.