A FORMER England rugby player and patron of a Crowthorne children's charity will be heading into ITV's I'm a Celebrity Jungle on Sunday.

James Haskell was announced on Monday, November 11 as one of the celebrities to go into the Australian jungle and 'feels terrified' but excited to appear on I'm a celebrity get me out of here.

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The celebrity is also a patron of Crowthorne charity Sebastian's Action Trust which provides support to seriously-ill children and their famililes.

Having studied at Papplewick in Ascot and Wellington College in Wokingham, James has always valued the work the Berkshire charity does.

He said: “Since becoming closely involved with Sebastian’s Action Trust, if I didn’t fully realise it then, I certainly do now, just how immeasurably valuable the work they do and the support, help and comfort they extend out to those they touch is.

"When days cannot be added to life, it is essential that life be added to days. The work of the Trust – the passion, zeal, boundless energy and joy they engender means that truly they do add life to those precious days.”

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The former England rugby and Lions player will join fellow camp mates Nadine Coyle, Caitlyn Jenner, Ian Wright MBE, Roman Kemp, Kate Garraway, Adele Roberts, Jacqueline Jossa, Andrew Maxwell, Myles Stephenson

James has now arrived in Australia and will feature on the 19th series on Sunday evening at 9pm.