England national under-18 rugby union team

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England under-18
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Union Rugby Football Union
Coach(es) John Fletcher
Captain(s) Imran Jonson Hasseeb
Team kit

The England national under-18 rugby union team is the under-18 team of the England national rugby union team in the sport of rugby union.

History[edit]

Under-18 became a recognised age-grade in European rugby in 2004.[1]

European Championship[edit]

England is, apart from France and Ireland, the only other team in the European Under-18 Rugby Union Championship to have won the championship, having done so in 2005 and 2006. Additionally, the team came second in the 2009 and 2011 editions. The team did not participate in the 2010 edition.

England lost the 2011 final in wet conditions against Ireland, who took out their first title.[2]

Honours[edit]

European championship[edit]

Positions[edit]

The teams final positions in the European championship:

Year Division Tier Place
2004
2005 A Division I 1st — Champions
2006 A Division I 1st — Champions
2007 A Division I 3rd
2008 A Division I 3rd
2009 A Division I 2nd — Runners-up
2010 did not participate
2011 Elite Division I 2nd — Runners-up

References[edit]

  1. ^ Forty years of age grade growth in Europe IRB website, published: 16 April 2009, accessed: 2 May 2010
  2. ^ Ireland overcome England U18 in FIRA/AER final RFU website, published: 23 April 2011, accessed: 23 April 2011

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