Published: 08:31, 31 January 2013 |
Updated: 09:43, 10 January 2014
Danny Herriott has received a late call-up into the England Under-20 rugby union squad for their opening match in this season’s Six Nations Championship against Scotland at Plymouth on Friday.
The 19-year-old former Deal & Betteshanger prop forward, who is now a professional with Northampton Saints’ Academy, was omitted from the initial 32-man squad when it was announced three weeks ago but has now been added to the group by England head coach Rob Hunter and will be on the bench against the Scots.
Herriott (pictured) said: “Rob came to watch our Aviva A League semi-final against Saracens last month and I must have done OK because he has now asked me to join the squad.”
He will be hoping to help England to retain their Under-20 Six Nations crown, starting with the clash against Scotland which is being televised live by Sky Sports (5.45pm).
The former Castle Community College student has been playing for RFU Championship side Moseley in recent weeks under a dual registration loan agreement with Premiership Northampton.
Herriott has only made one senior appearance for Northampton but expects to sign a new contract before his current deal expires in the summer.
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