London Irish senior Academy duo Theo Brophy Clews and Johnny Williams have both been named in the England U20 squad for the upcoming season which will see them defend their Six Nations title and compete in a home World Rugby U20 Championship in Manchester.

Both Theo and Johnny toured South Africa with England U18s in August with Theo captaining the side. The two players joined the senior Academy on a full time basis in the summer after completing their Sixth Form studies. 

London Irish Academy Director, Nick Kennedy, said: "We are delighted for both Theo and Johnny. They have come through the U18s and have worked very hard during pre-season to earn their place in the U20s squad."

England U20 Elite Player Squad 2016

Sam Aspland-Robinson (Harlequins)
Joshua Bainbridge (Yorkshire Carnegie)
Lewis Boyce (Yorkshire Carnegie)
Theo Brophy Clews (London Irish)
Callum Chick (Newcastle Falcons)
Andrew Kitchener (Worcester Warriors)
Max Malins (Saracens)
Harry Mallinder (Northampton Saints)
Joseph Marchant (Harlequins)
Jack Maunder (Exeter Chiefs)
Zach Mercer (Bath Rugby)
Alex Mitchell (Northampton Saints)
Joe Mullis (Gloucester Rugby)
George Nott (Sale Sharks)
Paolo Odogwu (Leicester Tigers)
George Perkins (Saracens)
Jake Pope (Sale Sharks)
Taylor Prell (Yorkshire Carnegie)
Mathew Protheroe (Gloucester Rugby)
Will Safe (Gloucester Rugby)
Jamie Shillcock (Worcester Warriors)
Jack Singleton (Worcester Warriors)
Samuel Smith (Worcester Warriors)
Stanley South (Harlequins)
William Stuart (Wasps)
Huw Taylor (Worcester Warriors)
Oliver Thorley (Gloucester Rugby)
Billy Walker (Saracens)
Jack Walker (Yorkshire Carnegie)
Tom West (Wasps)
Archie White (Harlequins)
John Williams (London Irish)

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