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Win for England Under-18s

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Leicester Tigers Academy duo Will Evans and Sam Yawayawa made a winning start to their careers at England Under-18 level at Kingston Park, Newcastle on Sunday.Following the final whistle in the Tigers 16-12 win over Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership, a sizeable crowd stayed at Kingston Park to watch England against Scotland age-group sides battle it out.   Engand, with Evans and Yawayawa used as replacements, came through to 39-27 win with the sides scoring ten tries between them.   Forwards coach Pete Walton said: “We’re delighted to get the win and to score some excellent tries. We knew it would be a quick game and that both sides would give it a go.   “The exciting thing is that there’s loads more to come from these guys. They’ve not had too many training sessions together but there’s a real unity and team spirit and it’s great to see.”   England’s tries came from Darren Atkins, Jonny McPhillips, Joe Craggs, Sam Aspland-Robinson, Theo Brophy Clews and Charlie Capps.   England Under-18s 15 Jonny McPhillips (Newcastle Falcons, Sedbergh School) 14 Darren Atkins (Bath Rugby, Millfield School) 13 Max Wright (Yorkshire Carnegie, Prince Henry's) 12 Max Malins (Saracens, Felsted) 11 Sam Aspland-Robinson (Harlequins, Wellington College) 10 Theo Brophy Clews (London Irish, Abingdon School, captain) 9 Jack Maunder (Exeter Chiefs, Blundells School) 1 Jake Pope (Sale Sharks, Myerscough College) 2 Dan Frost (Bath Rugby, Filton College) 3 Jack Stanley (Exeter Chiefs, Truro College) 4 Josh Caulfied (Exeter Chiefs, Bicton College) 5 Tim Cardall (Northampton Saints, Moulton College) 6 Joe Craggs (Newcastle Falcons, Gosforth Academy) 7 Will Allman (Northampton Saints, Trent College) 8 Zach Mercer (Bath Rugby, Merchiston Castle School)   Replacements (all used) 16 Joe Mullis (Gloucester Rugby, Chosen Hill) 17 Ollie Dawe (Exeter Chiefs, Bicton College) 18 Charlie Capps (Yorkshire Carnegie, Prince Henry's) 19 Archie White (Harlequins, Epsom College) 20 William Evans (Leicester Tigers, Wyggeston & QEI College) 21 Alexander Mitchell (Sale Sharks, Lymm HS) 22 Mark Dixon (Sale Sharks, Lymm HS) 23 Sam Yawayawa (Leicester Tigers, Wyggeston & QEI College)