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.
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.