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BEN YOUNGS

Age - 27

Weight - 92KG

Height - 5ft 8

Club - Leicester Tigers

Position - Scrum Half

England Caps - 71

He played an instrumental part in Leicester's 22–17 defeat of the Springboks in a tour match on 6 November 2009 kicking 17 points. Following this he was able to establish himself as first choice in 2009-10 season starting 23 games. In February 2010, Youngs signed a new contract. His team-mates voted him Leicester Tigers Player of the Season for 2009/10. In a season littered with awards, he also picked up the Landrover Discovery of the Season award. He crowned off the season by playing in the 2009-10 Guinness Premiership final victory over Saracens.

He has also played in losing Premiership finals in 2011 and 2012, as well as starting in the 2013 final where Leicester defeated Northampton to seal their 10th English championship.

On 8 April 2017 in a game against Bath at Twickenham Ben made his 200th appearance for Leicester.

Ben was originally selected in the 2017 British and Irish Lions squad, however he withdrew himself from the tour for family related reasons. This would have been his second tour with the Lions.

Man of the match in matches against Scotland and France, scoring 2 tries against France in 2015.

Man of the match performance against Italy in 2016.

BRAND AMBASSADOR

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