23 February 2022
Henry Arundell and Chandler Cunningham-South have both been named in the England Under-20 starting XV for Friday’s Six Nations showdown against Wales at Castle Park, Doncaster.
The London Irish duo are joined in the squad by Exiles team-mates Joe Vajner and Mikey Summerfield who have been named amongst the England replacements.
Full-back Arundell returns to the side after his impressive try-scoring start versus Scotland, whilst Cunningham-South makes his Six Nations debut at blindside flanker.
Vajner is in line to win his first cap from the bench, alongside previously capped Summerfield.
England U20 head coach, Alan Dickens, said: “We had a tough game against Italy but we have had almost two weeks to reflect, analyse and plan for our game against Wales.
“There’s been a great energy in camp this week with some more new faces involved.
“This week the focus has been on us and what we can control. That said, we will need to have the ability to tactically adapt within the game situation.
“Having home crowd support at Castle Park will bolster the boys as we take on a competitive Welsh side.”
The match kicks off at 7pm on Friday night - available via BBC iPlayer.
Good luck, boys!