The England Counties U18 side to face a France U18 XV on Saturday has been named.
The game is the first of the International Triangualr Festival at Hartpury College, which also includes Ireland U18 Clubs & Schools.
The England side, who kick off at 19.30, are led by Runshaw Collegeâ€™s John McKenzie, who is partnered in the second row by Bedeâ€™s Josh Novell.
Warwickâ€™s Jamie Shillock is at fly half, with Newcastle School for Boysâ€™ Ruaraidh Dawson his halfback partner. Outside them in the centres are St Paulâ€™s Connor Hayhow and Grammar School at Leedsâ€™ Will Newett, with QEGS Penrithâ€™s James Spencer at fullback and The Priory Acadmeyâ€™s Benjamin Usher and King Edwardâ€™s Myles Bean the wingers.
The front row sees Hautlieruâ€™s Harrison Berresford and Myerscough Collegeâ€™s Jack Conteh propping, with St Bartholomewâ€™s Tom Doughty hooking. The back row is flanked by Wirral Grammar Schoolâ€™s Matt Palphreyman, and a second Myerscough player, Joseph Duffy. Dylan Morris of Reedâ€™s is at number.
England Counties U18 then play Ireland U18 Clubs & Schools on April 4th, with the Irish and French sides meeting three days earlier on the 1st.
England Counties U18 XV:
15 James Spencer (Queen Elizabeth GS, Penrith)
14 Myles Bean (King Edward VI School)
13 Connor Hayhow (St Paulâ€™s School)
12 William Newett (Grammar School at Leeds)
11 Benjamin Usher (The Priory Academy)
10 James Shillcock (Warwick School)
9 Ruaridh Dawson (Newcastle School for Boys)
1 Harrison Berresford (Hautlieu School)
2 Tom Doughty (St Bartholomews School)
3 Jack Conteh (Myerscough College)
4 John McKenzie (Runshaw College, captain)
5 Joshua Novell (Bedes School)
6 Joseph Duffy (Myerscough College)
7 Matthew Palphreyman (Wirral GS)
8 Dylan Morris (Reedâ€™s School)
John Whittaker (Sandbach School),Â Owen MacCuish (Sandbach School),Â Kiaran Knight (St Peterâ€™s School),Â Cameron Gray (The Oratory School),Â Justin Rowland (George Abbot School),Â Max Hill (Worcester Sixth Form College),Â Jacob Atkins ( St Pauls School),Â Â Fergus Wood (Ardingly College),Â Â Aaron Martin (Bilton School).