England's Rugby World Cup side will get a pre-tournament send off they will surely Never Forget from Take That at The O2.

Wear The Rose Live will see the pop trio perform an hour long set with a 48-piece orchestra for the first time ahead of the biggest event in the country's rugby history.

Collabro and Laura Wright will act as support for the Official England Rugby 2015 Send Off in North Greenwich in front of a 14,500-strong crowd on September 9.

Launched in collaboration with the RFU the concerts aims to show how the power of team support can boost morale and team spirit.

England’s squad, coaches and management will attend on the night.

England Rugby captain Chris Robshaw said: “The support that we get from our dedicated fans means so much to the team and they really can be the difference when we are out on the pitch.

“We are looking forward to the opportunity to personally thank our supporters at the Wear the Rose Live event this September.”

To encourage as many rugby fans as possible to attend ticket prices start from £20.15 - but those plumping for an £85 entry will receive a 2015 England Rugby replica shirt.

O2 Priority customers will be able to snap up entry 458 hours before the general release on July 31.

O2 marketing director Nina Bibby said: “This year O2 is calling upon the entire country to Wear the Rose and get behind the England Rugby Team, to demonstrate the power of support.

“Wear the Rose Live has been designed to do just that, offering 14,500 fans a once in a lifetime opportunity to send-off the team with world renowned artists Take That.”

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