Young­sters get chance in Pre­mier­ship sevens

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GE­ORGE BAR­TON – Ge­orge is an Eng­land U18 in­ter­na­tional fly-half who has played a big role in the Gloucester team that has made the U18 Academy fi­nal for the past two years. He trained with Eng­land U20s last sea­son as an U18.

JACK CLE­MENT – Jack is a pow­er­ful back row for­ward who has played num­ber eight for Eng­land U18s. Also trained with Eng­land U20s last sea­son as an U18 last sea­son.

REECE DUNN – Reece be­came the first per­son born this cen­tury to rep­re­sent the first XV when he made his de­but in the An­glo-welsh Cup away at Le­ices­ter in Novem­ber 2017. He was still a pupil at St Peter’s School at the time.

JOSH GRAY – A prod­uct of Dean Close School, Josh is an­other Eng­land U18 back row for­ward last sea­son.

JOE HOWARD, right – skip­pered Gloucester’s U18s side last sea­son, and also rep­re­sented Eng­land U18s in the back row last sea­son.

COREY HOW­ELLS – Corey is on trial with the Gloucester Rugby Academy hav­ing come through the Academy. A winger by trade in the XVS game.

ETHAN HUNT – an­other mem­ber of the suc­cess­ful Gloucester Rugby U18 team last sea­son. A very highly though of player who has been train­ing with the first team this sum­mer.

ISAAC MARSH – a hardrun­ning cen­tre who played in the Pre­mier­ship Rugby

7s last sum­mer as an U18.

ALEX MOR­GAN – Wales U20 in­ter­na­tional who came to the Gloucester Rugby Academy as a 16 year old via the Blues Academy. Will skip­per the squad this week­end.

JAKE MOR­RIS – son of for­mer Gloucester Rugby player Si­mon, Jake is an Eng­land U20 in­ter­na­tional who can play cen­tre or on the wing.

CHAR­LIE TCHEN – a tri­al­list who fea­tured in the U18s league last sea­son and who has been train­ing with the club this sum­mer. A prod­uct of Chel­tenham Col­lage.

STEPHEN VAR­NEY – Was the U18 Academy scrum-half last sea­son. Welsh born but an U18 Italy in­ter­na­tional. Has been train­ing with the first XV in Por­tu­gal this week.

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Reece Dunn

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