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2012 Ben Youngs

Benjamin Youngs was born in Norwich, England on 5th September 1989. He comes from a rugby background, his older brother Tom Youngs is a hooker at Nottingham RFC, and his father Nick Youngs played scrum-half for both Leicester and England.

Ben was a product of the club’s EPDC system, he joined the Academy on a full-time basis in 2006-07 and has claimed international honours with England at both U-16 and U-18 age-groups, as well as Sevens.

Ben became the youngest-ever league player when making his debut in the closing seconds of the match at Bristol in April 2007, he came off the bench in 2008 Guinness Premiership Final win over Gloucester before his 18th birthday and then scored two tries in his first appearance at the World Junior Championships with England Under-20s in 2008

After playing at scrum-half, fly-half, full-back and centre with the Tigers Academy, Ben settled into the No9 berth and was nominated for Guinness Premiership Young Player of the Year in 2009.

The 2009-10 campaign was a memorable one for Ben, establishing himself in the Tigers team, playing and scoring in the Guinness Premiership Final and winning his first caps for England.

Name Height Weight Position Birth PlaceBirth Date
Ben Youngs 178 cm 87 Kg Scrumhalf Cawston1989-09-05
Date Opponent Result Min Pts Tries Conv. Penalty Gls Drop Gls
04-02-2012 Scotland Win
13 - 6
63 0 0 0 0 0
11-02-2012 Italy Win
19 - 15
52 0 0 0 0 0

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