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Sam Warburton enjoyed some time out from the build-up for this weekend’s big European Challenge Cup derby to make an appearance at the Millennium Stadium for BT Sport for its weekly rugby show, Rugby Tonight.

The Wales skipper was in fine voice with the help of the Cardiff Blues choir alongside their conductor Richard Vaughan to teach adopted Welshmen for the afternoon, David Flatman and Iain Balshaw, the national anthem. The feature will be shown on BT Sport’s Rugby Tonight on April 13.

The feature forms part of a TV series that sees former Bath and England rugby player Flatman on an epic journey across the UK that will be filmed exclusively by BT Sport.

‘Flats’ has been challenged by former England player and BT Sport expert Lawrence Dallaglio to travel from Twickenham, in his Land Rover, on an epic five day challenge dubbed ‘Tour de Flats’. Along the way Flatman will carry out a series of challenges with the help of a number of retired and current professional rugby greats, grassroots clubs and organisations.

This year’s challenge follows the success of Flatman’s original Tour last summer when, after losing the Rugby Tonight Land Rover Challenge, he had to drive to Toulon to perform the Pilou Pilou, the French club’s war cry, with Cedric Abellon.

Flatman travelled to Exeter, Cardiff, Newcastle and London, to take part in various challenges before he returns back to Twickenham on Thursday (April 2). He’ll be helped by a few sporting friends along the way, including current International rugby stars and Land Rover ambassadors James Haskell and Warburton, former England Internationals Ben Kay, Mike Tindall and Dallaglio.

Flatman’s journey will be filmed exclusively for Rugby Tonight, BT Sport’s weekly show, with help from Land Rover. To keep up-to-date with the adventure and send in any suggestions or challenges on Twitter by using the hashtag #TourDeFlats.

Talking about the challenge, Flatman said: “It’s been a lot of fun getting behind the wheel and on the road again and thanks to Sam for his warm welcome at the Millennium Stadium. Tour de Flats was an amazing experience last year and once again I’ve been meeting some stars of the rugby world and having a laugh along the way with some light-hearted challenges that should make for great TV.”

Flatman’s journey is being filmed exclusively for Rugby Tonight, BT Sport’s weekly show, with help from Land Rover. Tour De Flats will be shown on air on the 30th March, 13th April and 20th April.