Inside England's luxurious Rugby World Cup base: Private gym and training pitch, 13 restaurants and a pillow gallery

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Willi Heinz (left), Billy Vunipola (centre) and Sam Underhill (right) relax in the pool
Willi Heinz (left), Billy Vunipola (centre) and Sam Underhill (right) relax in the pool Credit: england rugby

England arrived at the coastal resort of Miyazaki on Tuesday to base themselves in the same luxurious hotel and training facility from where Eddie Jones hatched his plan for the famous downfall of South Africa during the 2015 World Cup when his was head coach of Japan.

The five-star Sheraton Grande Ocean Hotel at the Phoenix Seagaia resort complex boasts 13 restaurants, an outdoor and indoor swimming, four different types of spa, and letter room to write postcards and even a pillow gallery, where players could choose their own type of filling to improve their sleep.  

England also have their own training pitch, which be surrounded by heavy-duty canvas to allow them to train in private, their...

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