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England flew to the far south of Japan for a week-long training camp on Tuesday night.

They were greeted by a small crowd of locals upon arrival at Miyazaki airport and settled into their luxurious hotel surrounded by golf courses close to the sea.

On Wednesday the squad will start a three-day conditioning programme before stepping up preparations for their World Cup opener against Tonga in Sapporo on September 22.

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England flew to the far south of Japan for a week-long training camp on Tuesday night

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Eddie Jones’ side were greeted by a small crowd of locals upon arrival at Miyazaki airport

Eddie Jones, his assistant coaches, players and staff will fly to the northern city via Tokyo next Wednesday. 

Until then, they must contend with sweltering heat and humidity in this remote, quiet location.

England were forced to endure an infuriating false start to their World Cup campaign on Monday, when they were left stranded at an airport outside the Japanese capital for five hours.

Eddie Jones and his squad landed at Narita Airport — 66km east of Tokyo — at 1.46pm local time, but then encountered the disruptive aftermath of Typhoon Faxia, which had battered Japan’s east coast in the early hours of the morning.

With roads gridlocked and train services in the area suspended due to damage on the line, the contingent were kept waiting for their ground transport until shortly before 7pm. 

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The squad will start a three-day conditioning programme ahead of the World Cup in Japan

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A local school child awaits to greet the England team as they arrive at the airport on Tuesday

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