Rugby prospect starts 25-23 win over French
FORMER Buchan and Castle Rushen student Alex Waddingham played in England students’ 25-23 win over a combined French universities XV last week.
The Loughborough University man’s side initially trailed 7-17 in Friday evening’s encounter at Richmond FC’s Athletic Ground before fighting back to win the tie in dramatic fashion.
The blindside flanker will hope to retain his place in the starting line-up ahead of Saturday, March 5th’s, game with 2007 World Cup finalists Portugal in Lisbon. The England squad will then face the French for a second time on March 26 in Versailles.