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SA Schools team to face France:
15 Darren Hendricks (Western Province), 14 Sibabalwe Xamlashe (Border), 13 Muzi Manyike (Golden Lions), 12 Brendan Venter (Western Province), 11 Wyclef Vlitoor (Free State), 10 Juan Mostert (Western Province), 9 Thomas Bursey (Border), 8 Evan Roos (Western Province), 7 Sibusiso Sangweni (Sharks), 6 Tristan Dullisear (Golden Lions), 5 Adrian Alberts (Western Province), 4 Lunga Ncube (Sharks), 3 Hanro Jacobs (Western Province), 2 Jacques Goosen (Border), 1 Thabiso Mdletshe (Sharks)
Substitutes: 16 Jean-Jacques Kotze (Western Province), 17 Dewald Donald (Blue Bulls), 18 Herman Agenbag (Free State), 19 Celimpilo Gumede (Sharks), 20 Uzile Tele (Border), 21 Emile van Heerden (Western Province), 22 Keketso Morabe (Griffons), 23 Jarrod Taylor (Border), 24 De Wet Marais (Free State), 25 Jurich Claasens (Blue Bulls), 26 Mnombo Zwelindaba (Border), 27 Rynhardt Jonker (Sharks), 28 Lwandile Menze (Sharks), 29 Stravino Jacobs (Western Province)
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Wales U18 team to face England

15 Ioan Lloyd (Clifton/Bristol/Exiles)
14 Harri Doel (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
13 Osian Knott (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
12 Aneurin Owen (Ysgol Gwynllyw/Dragons)
11 Louis Rees-Zammit (Hartpury/Gloucester/Exiles)
10 Sam Costelow (Oakham/Leicester Tigers/Exiles)
9 Ellis Bevan (Bryanston/Exiles)
1 Callum Williams (Maes y Gwendraeth/Scarlets)
2 Cameron Lewis (Coleg Sir Gar/Ospreys)
3 Ben Warren (Coleg y Cymoedd/Cardiff Blues)
4 Teddy Williams (Glantaf/Cardiff Blues)
5 Jac Price (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
6 Oliver White (Llandovery College)
7 Jac Morgan (c) (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
8 Carwyn Tuipulotu (Sedburgh/Scarlets)

Replacements
16 Llew Phillips-Taylor (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
17 Luke Yendle (Newport High/Dragons)
18 Garyn Phillips (Colege Gwent/Dragons)
19 Archie Griffin (Marlborough/Bath/Exiles)
20 Rob Brookson (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
21 Ioan Davies (Coleg y Cymoedd/Cardiff Blues)
22 Morgan French (Bromsgrove/Worcester/Exiles)
23 Dan Babos (Dragons Academy/Dragons)
24 Evan Lloyd (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
25 Ewan Rosser (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
26 Morgan Richards (Newport High/Dragons)
27 Joe Roberts (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
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[quote="Jensrsa"]SA Schools team to face France:
12 Brendan Venter (Western Province), 10 Juan Mostert (Western Province), 9 Thomas Bursey (Border), 8 Evan Roos (Western Province), 6 Tristan Dullisear (Golden Lions), 5 Adrian Alberts (Western Province), 3 Hanro Jacobs (Western Province), 2 Jacques Goosen (Border),

8 Whiteys in the starting lineup
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OomPB wrote:
Jensrsa wrote:SA Schools team to face France:
12 Brendan Venter (Western Province), 10 Juan Mostert (Western Province), 9 Thomas Bursey (Border), 8 Evan Roos (Western Province), 6 Tristan Dullisear (Golden Lions), 5 Adrian Alberts (Western Province), 3 Hanro Jacobs (Western Province), 2 Jacques Goosen (Border),

8 Whiteys in the starting lineup

How many should there be ?
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All change pretty much for England for the Wales game

15. Will Haydon-Wood - Newcastle Falcons (Sedbergh School)
14. Jack Bates - Bristol Bears (SGS Filton)
13. Tom Roebuck - Sale Sharks (Wirral Grammar)
12. Phil Cokanasiga - London Irish (St Pauls College)
11. Josh Gillespie - Northampton Saints (Millfield School)
10. George Barton - Gloucester Rugby (Dean Close School)
9. Raffi Quirke - Sale Sharks (St Ambrose College),
1. Rowan Mullis - Gloucester Rugby (Hartpury College)
2. Sam Riley - - Harlequins (St George's Weybridge)
3. Jack Hughes - Northampton Saints (Uppingham School)
4. George Hammond - Harlequins (Whitgift School)
5. Chunya Munga - London Irish (Leighton Park School)
6. Archie Smeaton - Yorkshire Carnegie (Hymers College)
7. Fin Rossiter (captain) - London Irish (Wellington College)
8. Jack Clement - Gloucester Rugby (Cheltenham College)

Replacements
16. Alfie Barbeary - Wasps (Bloxham School)
17. James Whitcombe - Leicester Tigers (Woodhouse Grove)
18. Harvey Beaton - Saracens (Sutton Valence)
19. George Martin - Leicester Tigers (Brooksby Melton College)
20. Harry Dugmore - Harlequins (Whitgift School),
21. Nahum Merigan - Bath Rugby (Beechen Cliff School)
22. Callum Pascoe - Northampton Saints (Millfield School)
23. Tom Curtis - Sale Sharks (Sedbergh School)
24. Josh Hallett - Saracens (New Hall School)
25. Louis Lynagh - Harlequins (Hampton School)
26. Lennox Anyanwu - Harlequins (Christ's Hospital)
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Wilson's Toffee wrote:
OomPB wrote:
Jensrsa wrote:SA Schools team to face France:
12 Brendan Venter (Western Province), 10 Juan Mostert (Western Province), 9 Thomas Bursey (Border), 8 Evan Roos (Western Province), 6 Tristan Dullisear (Golden Lions), 5 Adrian Alberts (Western Province), 3 Hanro Jacobs (Western Province), 2 Jacques Goosen (Border),

8 Whiteys in the starting lineup

How many should there be ?
50%
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OomPB wrote:
Wilson's Toffee wrote:
OomPB wrote:
Jensrsa wrote:SA Schools team to face France:
12 Brendan Venter (Western Province), 10 Juan Mostert (Western Province), 9 Thomas Bursey (Border), 8 Evan Roos (Western Province), 6 Tristan Dullisear (Golden Lions), 5 Adrian Alberts (Western Province), 3 Hanro Jacobs (Western Province), 2 Jacques Goosen (Border),

8 Whiteys in the starting lineup

How many should there be ?
50%
Let us hazard that at least one of the whiteys has some not so white ancestors .... Capice ?
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Wilson's Toffee wrote:Let us hazard that at least one of the whiteys has some not so white ancestors .... Capice ?
Well there were only 7 against Wales. However we'll need Malema vs France, they are the team to beat.
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Still no score Wales vs England after 9 mins
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Wales 7-0 England
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Wales win 26-20

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France to big and strong for our u18 laaities.
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For anyone interested the full game is up here:

https://www.facebook.com/s4cchwaraeon/v ... 576951610/
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SA 21-28 France
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OomPB wrote:France to big and strong for our u18 laaities.
They don't mind playing the odd over age giant the French. Don't think I played any team in France at age groups rugby where they were entirely honest.

Playing Agen U21's when we were U17 was a particular low....
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Kings of the faux passports

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OomPB wrote:France to big and strong for our u18 laaities.
Didn't see this one, but they monstered the English boys on Friday. They were massive.
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Jeff the Bear wrote:For anyone interested the full game is up here:

https://www.facebook.com/s4cchwaraeon/v ... 576951610/
Cheers

Fairly close game in the end. 10 and the two hookers the pick for England. Barbeary especially is a bit of a tank for a 17 year old.

Wales good for the win.
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Finally got to get a look at Carwyn, and he is definitely a big lad. More Billy V than Not-Toby, in that he's a heavy duty ball carrier. Liked the look of our 10, who reminded me of the New Barry John, who obviously reminds us all of the Old Barry John...a bit small, but quick on his feet, lovely pass, and likes taking the ball to the line (as evidenced by the gif).
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Jensrsa wrote:SA 21-28 France

The resurrection of French rugby ....
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Wilson's Toffee wrote:
Jensrsa wrote:SA 21-28 France

The resurrection of French rugby ....
Did you miss the U 20 World cup ? :lol:

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Any highlights of the Saffer- Fr game?
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Laurent wrote:
Wilson's Toffee wrote:
Jensrsa wrote:SA 21-28 France

The resurrection of French rugby ....
Did you miss the U 20 World cup ? :lol:

:thumbup:


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Know where I can find the full match?
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WoodlandsRFC wrote:
Laurent wrote:
Wilson's Toffee wrote:
Jensrsa wrote:SA 21-28 France

The resurrection of French rugby ....
Did you miss the U 20 World cup ? :lol:

:thumbup:


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Know where I can find the full match?
For the 20 most likely across the Tasman has them

The 18 no idea not broadcasted here sadly.
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Laurent wrote:
Wilson's Toffee wrote:
Jensrsa wrote:SA 21-28 France

The resurrection of French rugby ....
Did you miss the U 20 World cup ? :lol:

:thumbup:


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Actually, yes. But I know the result.


Good to see France winning again. Three to four years quite a few of these boys will start playing for the national side.

Need some less Anglo Saxon competition up top. Boks are useless, have to fight their way back.
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Jeff the Bear wrote:Finally got to get a look at Carwyn, and he is definitely a big lad. More Billy V than Not-Toby, in that he's a heavy duty ball carrier. Liked the look of our 10, who reminded me of the New Barry John, who obviously reminds us all of the Old Barry John...a bit small, but quick on his feet, lovely pass, and likes taking the ball to the line (as evidenced by the gif).
Yeah read a piece on Carwyn earlier in the year.
Let's hope he can yet some development time with the seniors.
We need some big ball carriers.
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Margin_Walker wrote:
Jeff the Bear wrote:For anyone interested the full game is up here:

https://www.facebook.com/s4cchwaraeon/v ... 576951610/
Cheers

Fairly close game in the end. 10 and the two hookers the pick for England. Barbeary especially is a bit of a tank for a 17 year old.

Wales good for the win.
How did the three Irish boys get on MW?
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SirBurger wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:
Jeff the Bear wrote:For anyone interested the full game is up here:

https://www.facebook.com/s4cchwaraeon/v ... 576951610/
Cheers

Fairly close game in the end. 10 and the two hookers the pick for England. Barbeary especially is a bit of a tank for a 17 year old.

Wales good for the win.
How did the three Irish boys get on MW?
Didn't stand out too much.

Munga looked solid enough in the second row without really imposing himself. Cokanasiga didn't see too much of the ball, one nice offload and a fumble in their 22. Rossiter probably the pick. Again a mistake here and there, but was strong over the ball to win a turnover or two and found himself playing first receiver a fair bit.
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Margin_Walker wrote:
SirBurger wrote:
Margin_Walker wrote:
Jeff the Bear wrote:For anyone interested the full game is up here:

https://www.facebook.com/s4cchwaraeon/v ... 576951610/
Cheers

Fairly close game in the end. 10 and the two hookers the pick for England. Barbeary especially is a bit of a tank for a 17 year old.

Wales good for the win.
How did the three Irish boys get on MW?
Didn't stand out too much.

Munga looked solid enough in the second row without really imposing himself. Cokanasiga didn't see too much of the ball, one nice offload and a fumble in their 22. Rossiter probably the pick. Again a mistake here and there, but was strong over the ball to win a turnover or two and found himself playing first receiver a fair bit.
Must admit I am surprised they are developing Cokanasiga as a 12. Saw some clips of him from about a year ago and he looked like a really balanced runner, with a great step and turn of pace. Looked home-made for the 13 shirt, or possibly 15. Will be interesting to see how he gets on. I guess the thinking may be that he is likely to add a lot of bulk like his brother and with a bit more of an all-round game, he could be a useful player in that role.
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SirBurger wrote:
Must admit I am surprised they are developing Cokanasiga as a 12. Saw some clips of him from about a year ago and he looked like a really balanced runner, with a great step and turn of pace. Looked home-made for the 13 shirt, or possibly 15. Will be interesting to see how he gets on. I guess the thinking may be that he is likely to add a lot of bulk like his brother and with a bit more of an all-round game, he could be a useful player in that role.
I think 12 probably looks about right for him.

Doesn't look as fast as Joe and a bit shorter. Good balance and step though, with a good offloading game. Potential to pack on a bit more bulk too, as you say. We'll see
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Saturday, August 18 (at SACS)

12:15 - France vs Wales
14:05 - SA Schools vs England

SA Schools to play England – 15 Darren Hendricks, 14 Sibabalwe Xamlashe, 13 Muzi Manyike, 12 Brendan Venter, 11 Stravino Jacobs, 10 Juan Mostert, 9 Thomas Bursey, 8 Evan Roos, 7 Celimpilo Gumede, 6 Tristan Dullisear, 5 Adrian Alberts (c), 4 Lunga Ncube, 3 Hanro Jacobs, 2 JJ Kotze, 1 Thabiso Mdletshe.
Subs: (Forwards) Jacques Goosen, Dewald Donald, Herman Agenbag, Sibusiso Sangweni, Uzile Tele, Emile van Heerden, Keketso Morabe, Jarrod Taylor, De Wet Marais. (Backs): Jurich Claasens, Mnombo Zwelindaba, Rynhardt Jonker, Lwandile Menze, Wyclef Vlitoor.
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Wales U18 team to face France

15 Harri Doel (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
14 Ewan Rosser (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
13 Joe Roberts (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
12 Osian Knott (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
11 Morgan Richards (Newport High/Dragons)
10 Evan Lloyd (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
9 Dan Babos (Dragons Academy/Dragons)
1 Garyn Phillips (Colege Gwent/Dragons)
2 Llew Phillips-Taylor (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
3 Archie Griffin (Marlborough/Bath/Exiles)
4 Morgan French (Bromsgrove/Worcester/Exiles)
5 Teddy Williams (Glantaf/Cardiff Blues)
6 Rob Brookson (c) (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
7 Oliver White (Llandovery College)
8 Ioan Davies (Coleg y Cymoedd/Cardiff Blues)

Replacements*

16 Cameron Lewis (Coleg Sir Gar/Ospreys)
17 Luke Yendle (Newport High/Dragons)
18 Ben Warren (Coleg y Cymoedd/Cardiff Blues)
19 Callum Williams (Maes y Gwendraeth/Scarlets)
20 Jac Morgan (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
21 Jac Price (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
22 Carwyn Tuipulotu (Sedburgh/Scarlets)
23 Ellis Bevan (Bryanston/Exiles)
24 Sam Costelow (Oakham/Leicester Tigers/Exiles)
25 Ioan Lloyd (Clifton/Bristol/Exiles)
26 Louis Rees-Zammit (Hartpury/Gloucester/Exiles)
27 Aneurin Owen (Ysgol Gwynllyw/Dragons)

*Numbers subject to change
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Jensrsa wrote:Wales U18 team to face France

15 Harri Doel (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
14 Ewan Rosser (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
13 Joe Roberts (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
12 Osian Knott (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
11 Morgan Richards (Newport High/Dragons)
10 Evan Lloyd (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
9 Dan Babos (Dragons Academy/Dragons)
1 Garyn Phillips (Colege Gwent/Dragons)
2 Llew Phillips-Taylor (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
3 Archie Griffin (Marlborough/Bath/Exiles)
4 Morgan French (Bromsgrove/Worcester/Exiles)
5 Teddy Williams (Glantaf/Cardiff Blues)
6 Rob Brookson (c) (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
7 Oliver White (Llandovery College)
8 Ioan Davies (Coleg y Cymoedd/Cardiff Blues)

Replacements*

16 Cameron Lewis (Coleg Sir Gar/Ospreys)
17 Luke Yendle (Newport High/Dragons)
18 Ben Warren (Coleg y Cymoedd/Cardiff Blues)
19 Callum Williams (Maes y Gwendraeth/Scarlets)
20 Jac Morgan (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
21 Jac Price (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
22 Carwyn Tuipulotu (Sedburgh/Scarlets)
23 Ellis Bevan (Bryanston/Exiles)
24 Sam Costelow (Oakham/Leicester Tigers/Exiles)
25 Ioan Lloyd (Clifton/Bristol/Exiles)
26 Louis Rees-Zammit (Hartpury/Gloucester/Exiles)
27 Aneurin Owen (Ysgol Gwynllyw/Dragons)

*Numbers subject to change
To my knowledge, which us very limited at this age group, Babos (first player born after 2000 to play in the Pro14) and Knott are our standouts, with Tuipolotu, Costelow and Lewis on the bench.

8 Dragons, 8 Scarlets, 6 Exiles, 3 Blues, 1 Osprey, 1 Llandovery (Scarlets region, not sure why not aligned)

This Exiles program is bearing fruit.
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LandOTurk wrote:
Jensrsa wrote:Wales U18 team to face France

15 Harri Doel (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
14 Ewan Rosser (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
13 Joe Roberts (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
12 Osian Knott (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
11 Morgan Richards (Newport High/Dragons)
10 Evan Lloyd (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
9 Dan Babos (Dragons Academy/Dragons)
1 Garyn Phillips (Colege Gwent/Dragons)
2 Llew Phillips-Taylor (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
3 Archie Griffin (Marlborough/Bath/Exiles)
4 Morgan French (Bromsgrove/Worcester/Exiles)
5 Teddy Williams (Glantaf/Cardiff Blues)
6 Rob Brookson (c) (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
7 Oliver White (Llandovery College)
8 Ioan Davies (Coleg y Cymoedd/Cardiff Blues)

Replacements*

16 Cameron Lewis (Coleg Sir Gar/Ospreys)
17 Luke Yendle (Newport High/Dragons)
18 Ben Warren (Coleg y Cymoedd/Cardiff Blues)
19 Callum Williams (Maes y Gwendraeth/Scarlets)
20 Jac Morgan (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
21 Jac Price (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
22 Carwyn Tuipulotu (Sedburgh/Scarlets)
23 Ellis Bevan (Bryanston/Exiles)
24 Sam Costelow (Oakham/Leicester Tigers/Exiles)
25 Ioan Lloyd (Clifton/Bristol/Exiles)
26 Louis Rees-Zammit (Hartpury/Gloucester/Exiles)
27 Aneurin Owen (Ysgol Gwynllyw/Dragons)

*Numbers subject to change
To my knowledge, which us very limited at this age group, Babos (first player born after 2000 to play in the Pro14) and Knott are our standouts, with Tuipolotu, Costelow and Lewis on the bench.

8 Dragons, 8 Scarlets, 6 Exiles, 3 Blues, 1 Osprey, 1 Llandovery (Scarlets region, not sure why not aligned)

This Exiles program is bearing fruit.
Safe to say rugby rules the roost in Newport and Llanelli and not so much Swansea and Cardiff?
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WoodlandsRFC wrote:
LandOTurk wrote:
Jensrsa wrote:Wales U18 team to face France

15 Harri Doel (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
14 Ewan Rosser (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
13 Joe Roberts (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
12 Osian Knott (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
11 Morgan Richards (Newport High/Dragons)
10 Evan Lloyd (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
9 Dan Babos (Dragons Academy/Dragons)
1 Garyn Phillips (Colege Gwent/Dragons)
2 Llew Phillips-Taylor (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
3 Archie Griffin (Marlborough/Bath/Exiles)
4 Morgan French (Bromsgrove/Worcester/Exiles)
5 Teddy Williams (Glantaf/Cardiff Blues)
6 Rob Brookson (c) (Coleg Gwent/Dragons)
7 Oliver White (Llandovery College)
8 Ioan Davies (Coleg y Cymoedd/Cardiff Blues)

Replacements*

16 Cameron Lewis (Coleg Sir Gar/Ospreys)
17 Luke Yendle (Newport High/Dragons)
18 Ben Warren (Coleg y Cymoedd/Cardiff Blues)
19 Callum Williams (Maes y Gwendraeth/Scarlets)
20 Jac Morgan (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
21 Jac Price (Coleg Sir Gar/Scarlets)
22 Carwyn Tuipulotu (Sedburgh/Scarlets)
23 Ellis Bevan (Bryanston/Exiles)
24 Sam Costelow (Oakham/Leicester Tigers/Exiles)
25 Ioan Lloyd (Clifton/Bristol/Exiles)
26 Louis Rees-Zammit (Hartpury/Gloucester/Exiles)
27 Aneurin Owen (Ysgol Gwynllyw/Dragons)

*Numbers subject to change
To my knowledge, which us very limited at this age group, Babos (first player born after 2000 to play in the Pro14) and Knott are our standouts, with Tuipolotu, Costelow and Lewis on the bench.

8 Dragons, 8 Scarlets, 6 Exiles, 3 Blues, 1 Osprey, 1 Llandovery (Scarlets region, not sure why not aligned)

This Exiles program is bearing fruit.
Safe to say rugby rules the roost in Newport and Llanelli and not so much Swansea and Cardiff?
It varies from year to year to be fair. In the current Welsh proper squad of 43, Carmarthen and Swansea bring most players. Dragons are the best they have been in decades.
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SA Schools 41-22 England
Wales 7-52 France
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Ouch. France really stepping up their under age this year good to see. Wait till the dunderheads coaching Top 14 ruin them with headless chook mixed with bosh Rugby.
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Re: SA Schools 2018 v France, Wales, England

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Brumby_in_Vic wrote:Ouch. France really stepping up their under age this year good to see. Wait till the dunderheads coaching Top 14 ruin them with headless chook mixed with bosh Rugby.
FYI they are all in top 14 and Pro D2 Clubs (so were the U 20).

There has been a good bit of change at that level

also a lot of the kids head for D2 on loans to get game time rather than sit on their hands.The espoir championship is a bit too tame.
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Re: SA Schools 2018 v France, Wales, England

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Brumby_in_Vic wrote:Ouch. France really stepping up their under age this year good to see. Wait till the dunderheads coaching Top 14 ruin them with headless chook mixed with bosh Rugby.
Their development of their PoCs is something to admire. We can learn from them.

Good win for the SA Schools team. We usually play our best in the 3rd match. Great to see them playing at the oldest school in SA.
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