England U20

George Makepeace-Cubitt Interview: 'You don’t expect it when you’re not linked with a Premiership team'

Rams RFC's Makepeace-Cubitt is the only player in England's Under-20s squad not connected to a Premiership club.
15 March 2024

Billy Sela Exclusive: 'BUCS Super Rugby has prepared me well for these Six Nations games'

England Under-20s' power up front has been a noticeable weapon during the Six Nations and an important cog in this has been University of Bath prop Billy Sela.
23 February 2024

Jacob Oliver Interview: 'Especially playing in the front-row, I need minutes - Tynedale have allowed me to do that'

The contribution of National League Rugby is prominent across England's U20s Six Nations squad.
9 February 2024

Nathan Catt: 'Success is can we get world-class front row players, world-class scrummagers through the system?'

Exclusive: The former Bath prop - who also won a U20 Six Nations Grand Slam as a player - is England's designated scrum pathway coach tasked with helping to bring through the next generation of scrummagers in the men's and women's game.
26 January 2024

Ireland make one change for Under-20s Championship final against France

Ireland Under 20 head coach Richie Murphy has made one change to the line up for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship final against France to be played in Cape Town on Friday.
13 July 2023

Asher Opoku-Fordjour Interview: The dynamic prop who is impressing at the World U20s

Wasps' administration left the promising prop without a club but having moved to Sale Sharks - and experienced the National Leagues - Opoku-Fordjour is thriving.
7 July 2023

England, South Africa, France, Ireland progress to semi-final of World Rugby U20 Championship

Defending champions France will go into the semi-finals as the top seeded team as they finished the group stage with a perfect run with a 43-19 victory over Wales in the final round in Cape Town.
5 July 2023

Sam Harris Interview: England U20s' flourishing full-back looks set for an exciting future

Harris is back in the starting XV for England's clash with Australia in the World U20s Championships and the last 12 months has seen the Bath youngster continue his development.
3 July 2023

World Rugby U20 Championship 2023 Round 1

France ran a 11-try riot as they went on to trounce Japan with a dominating victory in the opening day of the World Rugby U20 Championship at Danie Craven Stadium in South Africa.
25 June 2023

Chandler Cunningham-South Exclusive: I will be forever grateful to London Irish but now there is a sense of relief

Following the demise of London Irish, the England U20s international has been snapped up by Harlequins but Cunningham-South will never forget the club which shaped him into one of the most exciting talents in the country.
23 June 2023

Lewis Chessum to captain England Under 20 side

England Under 20 head coach Mark Mapletoft has named the squad for the upcoming World Rugby U20 Championship to be played in South Africa.
6 June 2023

World Rugby U20 Championship to trial smart ball technology

World Rugby has confirmed that they will be using smart ball to aid the match officials in the upcoming Under-20 World Cup in South Africa.
17 May 2023

Finn Theobald-Thomas Exclusive: ‘You never know when it could be the end of it’

Ahead of their final match of the U20s Six Nations, England hooker Finn Theobald-Thomas spoke to TRU about his rollercoaster season which has seen him move from Worcester Warriors to Gloucester and his upcoming move to Leicester Tigers.
19 March 2023

Tobias Elliott Exclusive: ‘This year has been pretty surreal to me’

Steve Borthwick has a plethora of quality backs to choose from but below the senior team, U20s flyer Tobias Elliott is certainly making a name for himself. TRU's Joe Harvey chatted with the Saracens youngster.
10 March 2023

Fin Baxter Exclusive: Harlequins youngster talks childhood dreams, form & not being one dimensional

Ahead of taking part in Big Game 14 this weekend at Twickenham Stadium, young Harlequins prop Fin Baxter spoke to TRUs Joe Harvey about his career to date and turning the corner with the play-offs in sight.
3 March 2023

Charlie Bracken Exclusive: ‘We are just focusing on being the best we can be’

Ahead of taking on Italy in the U20 Six Nations, England, Saracens and Loughborough University scrum-half, Charlie Bracken, spoke to TRU about their opener against Scotland, giving away jerseys and more.
9 February 2023

The family business - Rise of England's Chessum brothers

Both Ollie and Lewis Chessum represented England last weekend and Imogen Ainsworth heard from both of the brothers after their games against Scotland and Scotland U20 in the Six Nations.
8 February 2023

Exclusive: England U20s lock Rob Carmichael talks Hong Kong, lineouts & BUCS Super Rugby

Towering at 6ft 10in, the 19-year-old second-row, who will be involved with England U20s in the upcoming Six Nations, spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about his journey so far, coming from Hong Kong and playing BUCS Super Rugby.
27 January 2023

England U20 32-man Elite Player Squad announced

England U20 head coach Alan Dickens has unveiled a 32-member squad for the men's Six Nations tournament that kicks-off in February.
9 January 2023

Exclusive: Cassius Cleaves on his rise from rookie prop to hot prospect with Harlequins

Coming out of schoolboy rugby, Cassius Cleaves was touted as one of the hottest prospects in the game. The 19-year-old Harlequins wing spoke to Joe Harvey about his journey to professional rugby and developing at one of the Premiership’s biggest clubs.
20 September 2022