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England U20s
Olyy (IP Logged)
03 January, 2018 18:07
Congratulations to Ben Curry and Sam Moore on being named in the England u20s side!

Curry is going to have an absolute field day against u20s breakdowns

England U20 EPS Squad 2017/18

Forwards:

Josh Basham (London Irish), Ben Curry (Sale Sharks), Beck Cutting (Worcester Warriors), Ben Earl (Saracens), Joe Heyes (Leicester Tigers), Ted Hill (Worcester Warriors), Dino Lamb (Harlequins), Sam Lewis (Leicester Tigers), Sam Moore (Sale Sharks), Joe Morris (Worcester Warriors), Gabriel Oghre (Wasps), James Scott (Worcester Warriors), Alex Seville (Gloucester), Marcus Street (Exeter Chiefs), Toby Trinder (Northampton Saints), Henry Walker (Gloucester), Tom Willis (Wasps).

Backs

Rory Brand (London Irish), Will Butler (Worcester Warriors), Aaron Chapman (Bristol), Ali Crossdale (Saracens), Fraser Dingwall (Northampton Saints), James Grayson (Northampton Saints), Tom Hardwick (Leicester Tigers), Gabriel Ibitoye (Harlequins), Ben Loader (London Irish), Jordan Olowofela (Leicester Tigers), Tom Parton (London Irish), Tom Seabrook (Gloucester), Joe Snow (Exeter Chiefs), Ben White (Leicester Tigers), Matt Williams (London Irish).

 
Re: England U20s
thekeg (IP Logged)
03 January, 2018 18:15
Forgot curry was still U20s....not sure I see the benefit in him playing at that level. Does it mean he will miss sale games?

 
Re: England U20s
MartWhit (IP Logged)
03 January, 2018 18:42
do we have others that missed out here? Are our talented U18 group still too young?

 
Re: England U20s
Pappje Shark (IP Logged)
03 January, 2018 19:21
Alex Shaw on twitter has pondered whether Ben would be released from club activity for U20 duty. Interestingly, he also suggested that Sam Moore turned down a senior Wales cap in the autumn internationals.....

 
Re: England U20s
EdinburghShark (IP Logged)
03 January, 2018 23:19
I suspect we'll see some of our U18 crop appear as injury replacements for this squad - Wilkinson, Redpath & Dolly are the ones who seem to be rated most highly. They still have two (I think) more years of eligibility for the U20s, so they'll see another summer tour with the U18s.

Good to see a couple of ex-Sale lads doing well, Rory Brand and Ali Crossdale both making the squad.

As a side note, a back-row of Willis, Curry and Moore is frankly scary at U20 level, it isn't too far away from being a serviceable Premiership back-row...

 
Re: England U20s
Bull Shark (IP Logged)
04 January, 2018 08:52
Speaking to Paolo when he was in the U20 set up, clubs can keep hold of a player if he is needed for 1st team action. Wouldnt surprise me if Curry was released to England during Anglo Welsh matches but kept by Sale if any clash with Premiership ties.


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