Ben Youngs’ story has plenty more years to run

BRENDAN GALLAGHER VERDICT

There have been some rum old sights and sounds during this Covid-infested rugby year but none stranger than the England team holding back to allow first Ben Youngs and then Jamie George to run out on their own at the start of the game in Rome last night to take the applause of the crowd at the Olympic Stadium.
Except of course there was no crowd to acknowledge the Tigers scrum-half’s 100th cap and the Saracens hooker’s 50th cap. For a few seconds they looked around in slight bemusement and embarrassment and then, in a very underrated En...

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