Falcons five picked for England U18s opener

Thursday 18 August 2022 Written by: Adam

Winger Tom Burton, centre Ben Redshaw and hooker Jacob Oliver all start the first game of the three-match tour, with Isaac Keller and Finn Baker named on the bench.

The 2.30pm UK-time kick-off is being streamed for free on the Supersport Schools website by [**clicking here**][1] (registration required), or download their app by [**clicking here**][2].

Friday’s game is followed by matches against South Africa A on Tuesday August 23, and South Africa on Sunday August 27.

**England Under-18s team**

15 Ioan Jones (Gloucester Rugby, Dean Close School)  

14 Tom Burton (Newcastle Falcons, Sedbergh School)

13 Ben Redshaw (Newcastle Falcons, Sedbergh School)

12 Sean Kerr (Harlequins, Whitgift School)  

11 Toby Cousins (Northampton Saints, Oakham School) 

10 Rory Taylor (London Irish, Wellington College)

9 Archie McParland (Northampton Saints, Stowe School) 

1 Louie Trevett (Bristol Bears, Clifton College)  

2 Jacob Oliver (Newcastle Falcons, Barnard Castle School) 

3 Billy Sela (Bath Rugby, Beechen Cliff)  

4 Olamide Sodeke (Saracens, Gravesend Grammar School)  

5 Tom Burrow (Yorkshire Academy, Heckmondwike Grammar School)

6 Jack Bennett (Bath Rugby, Monkton Combe School) 

7 Henry Pollock (Northampton Saints, Stowe School, captain)

8 Barney Merrett (Saracens, Sutton Valence School)  


16 Loic Keasey (Worcester Warriors, RGS Worcester)

17 Alex O’Driscoll (Wasps, Berkhamsted) 

18 Isaac Keller (Newcastle Falcons, Gosforth Academy)

19 Finn Baker (Newcastle Falcons, Sedbergh School)  

20 Will Owen (Worcester Warriors, Ellesmere College)

21 George Perkins (Leicester Tigers, Denstone College) 

22 Will Wootton (Sale Sharks, Sedbergh School) 

23 Raff Weston (Bath Rugby, Beechen Cliff)  

24 George Edson (Exeter Chiefs, Truro College) 

25 Conor Byrne (Harlequins, Trinity College) 

26 Will Glister (Wasps, City of Oxford College)  

[1]: https://supersportschools.com/
[2]: https://www.supersportschoolssummit.com/download-app