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Ben Youngs

Born: September 5, 1989 (age 31)

Weight: 14st 7lb (92kg)

Hometown: Norwich

Position: Scrum-half
Ben Youngs of Leicester Tigers is congratulated after he goes over to score the opening try during the Aviva Premiership match between Leicester Tigers and London Welsh at Welford Road on April 25, 2015
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Sports Mole has 171 articles about Ben Youngs. Articles 1 to 40:
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A look at five sportsmen who have put family first
It is not only Ben Youngs who has been faced with the dilemma.
May 2, 13:51
England's Ben Youngs pictured in October 2020
Ben Youngs rules himself out of British and Irish Lions tour
The 31-year-old was reportedly one of more than 50 players to have been sent a 'save-the-date' letter from Lions coach Warren Gatland.
May 2, 09:30
Ireland's Keith Earls celebrates against England in the Six Nations on March 20, 2021
Result: England's troubles continue as Ireland march to dominant win
Johnny Sexton orchestrated a dominant display by the hosts in Dublin.
Mar 20, 18:58
England's Ben Youngs pictured in October 2020
Ben Youngs believes France triumph was "really good blueprint" for England
Eddie Jones' side edged a thrilling match at Twickenham.
Mar 15, 22:13
England's Ben Youngs pictured in October 2020
Ben Youngs ready for battle with Antoine Dupont
Ben Youngs will duel with the France star for the second time on Saturday.
Mar 10, 14:04
France's Antoine Dupont scores a try against Ireland in the Six Nations on October 31, 2020
A look at how Ben Youngs and Antoine Dupont compare
The PA news agency analyses both half-backs ahead of their battle at Twickenham this weekend.
Mar 10, 09:51
England head coach Eddie Jones pictured during training on November 11, 2020
England coach Eddie Jones refuses to blame referee for Wales defeat
Pascal Gauzere awarded two controversial tries to the home side who ran out 40-24 winners.
Feb 27, 22:10
England and Wales players after the Six Nations match on February 27, 2021
Result: Wales boost Grand Slam hopes with crushing win over England
Wayne Pivac's side made it three wins from three in the Six Nations.
Feb 27, 19:28
Wasps' Dan Robson scores against Bristol Bears on September 13, 2020
Dan Robson hopes long wait for England start will pay off
Dan Robson has won nine caps for England - all off the bench.
Feb 19, 22:08
England head coach Eddie Jones pictured during training on November 11, 2020
Five talking points ahead of England's Six Nations clash against Italy
Eddie Jones' side lost to Scotland in their opener.
Feb 12, 11:56
Scotland's Duhan van der Merwe celebrates scoring their first try against England on February 6, 2021
Result: Scotland beat England at Twickenham for first time since 1983
Scotland's 38-year wait for success at the home of the reigning Guinness Six Nations champions finally came to an end.
Feb 6, 18:57
England's Ben Youngs pictured in October 2020
Ben Youngs warn Scotland to prepare for "wave of white shirts" at Twickenham
While England's attack has rarely ignited over the past year, their ferocious defence has been a pillar of strength.
Feb 5, 22:22
England head coach Eddie Jones pictured during training on November 11, 2020
Eddie Jones excited by Paolo Odogwu's "world-class" potential
Eddie Jones has named the 23-year-old in his Six Nations squad.
Jan 22, 22:13
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
Leicester boss Steve Borthwick to miss Bath clash through self-isolation
Mike Ford will head up coaching operations at Welford Road.
Jan 2, 13:15
England's Ben Youngs pictured in October 2020
Ben Youngs: 'Shaun Edwards presence makes France tough opposition'
England created the stage to avenge their only defeat of the year after dispatching Wales 24-13 at Parc y Scarlets.
Nov 29, 13:21
England head coach Eddie Jones pictured during training on November 11, 2020
Five talking points ahead of England's Autumn Nations Cup clash with Ireland
Ireland will be determined to shed their "softies" tag.
Nov 20, 11:27
England's Ben Youngs pictured in October 2020
Ben Youngs mentally resets cap count to zero as he eyes 2023 World Cup
"I wanted to have a clean slate, start again and envision that I'm starting from one again," said the scrum-half.
Nov 11, 22:16
England's Ben Youngs pictured in October 2020
Ben Youngs eyes 150 caps after England century
The scrum-half, who scored two tries against Italy, became only the second Englishman to win 100 caps after Jason Leonard.
Oct 31, 21:32
Billy Vunipola pictured in October 2019
John Mitchell: 'Billy Vunipola can make impact against Italy'
England can lift the Six Nations trophy if they secure a bonus-point win in Rome.
Oct 28, 15:55
England scrum-half Ben Youngs pictured on October 18, 2019
Ben Youngs set to join Jason Leonard in history books this weekend
Former Red Rose prop Jason Leonard earned 114 caps and Ben Youngs is about to reach triple figures against Italy on Saturday.
Oct 28, 13:58
Chris Robshaw pictured after his farewell home match for Harlequins against Wasps on September 28, 2020
Harlequins beat Leicester Tigers to hand Chris Robshaw winning farewell
The former England captain was playing his 300th and final match for the club.
Oct 4, 19:19
Leicester Tigers' Ben Youngs scores against Northampton on September 13, 2020
Result: Zack Henry kicks 20 points as Leicester beat Northampton in derby
The fly-half scored 20 points in his side's 28-24 win at Welford Road.
Sep 13, 16:30
Carl Frampton pictured in December 2019
Coronavirus latest: Ben Youngs, Carl Frampton warn of changed sporting picture
The sporting calendar has been wiped out because of COVID-19 which has killed almost 10,000 people in the United Kingdom.
Apr 11, 19:30
England scrum-half Ben Youngs pictured on October 18, 2019
Ben Youngs warns of risks about trying to squeeze matches in
The 2019/20 campaign has been indefinitely suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 11, 16:07
England scrum-half Ben Youngs pictured on October 18, 2019
Ben Youngs, Tom Youngs sign new Leicester Tigers contracts
Ben Youngs has amassed 244 appearances for the Tigers since making his debut as a 17-year-old in 2007.
Mar 2, 21:16
England scrum-half Ben Youngs pictured on October 18, 2019
Ben Youngs refusing to take 100th England cap for granted
The scrum-half needs to play two more games to reach the milestone.
Feb 29, 22:07
England players huddle after the match against Ireland on February 23, 2020
Result: England return to form as Ireland pay for individual errors at Twickenham
George Ford and Elliot Daly poached tries that propelled title-chasing England out of sight.
Feb 23, 17:21
Jonathan Joseph during an England training session in March 2018
Team News: Jonathan Joseph to start on wing for England's clash with Ireland
Elliot Daly moves to full-back because of an injury to George Furbank.
Feb 21, 11:30
England scrum-half Ben Youngs pictured on October 18, 2019
Ben Youngs: 'England galvanised by Murrayfield atmosphere'
A 13-6 victory in atrocious conditions wrestled back control of the Calcutta Cup.
Feb 9, 14:01
England head coach Eddie Jones pictured in January 2020
Eddie Jones focused on picking the "best 23" after five changes to lineup
Scrum-half Ben Youngs is demoted to the bench while Courtney Lawes, Joe Marler and Charlie Ewels also miss out.
Feb 6, 14:13
England scrum-half Ben Youngs pictured on October 18, 2019
Team News: Ben Youngs, Joe Marler among players dropped as England ring changes
Willi Heinz starts at scrum-half and Mako Vunipola comes in at loosehead prop.
Feb 6, 11:53
Saracens' Ben Spencer runs clear to score his sides first try against Wasps on April 27, 2019
Ben Spencer opens up on "crazy few days" after late World Cup final call-up
Saracens scrum-half has answered England's World Cup call following injury to Willi Heinz.
Oct 31, 07:20
George Ford in action for England on September 26, 2019
George Ford starts at fly-half for England in Rugby World Cup final
Coach Eddie Jones will attempt to ignite his England side via the midfield against South Africa.
Oct 31, 06:59
Manu Tuilagi scores the first try for England on October 26, 2019
England 19-7 New Zealand: An in-depth look at how England stunned the All Blacks
All the questions and answers around the win.
Oct 26, 15:30
England scrum-half Ben Youngs pictured on October 18, 2019
England introduce training-ground punishments
Ben Youngs revealed players who make mistakes worthy of penalties receive "a bit of a flogging" from fitness coaches.
Oct 23, 09:09
England scrum-half Ben Youngs pictured on October 18, 2019
Ben Youngs confident England have more to give ahead of New Zealand semi-final
Eddie Jones' side hammered Australia in the quarter-finals.
Oct 20, 12:48
Ben Youngs warms up for England on March 9, 2019
Youngs: 'Don't believe the England hype'
The scrum-half feels both England and Australia still have tricks up their sleeves for the World Cup quarter-final.
Oct 13, 22:07
Ben Youngs warms up for England on March 9, 2019
Day seven at the Rugby World Cup: England back in action
Heat and humidity is expected to be a big factor in their clash with the USA.
Sep 25, 18:46
George Ford during an England training session on March 15, 2019
George Ford calls for patience when England face USA
Eddie Jones' men opened their campaign with a hard-fought win over Tonga.
Sep 25, 13:12
Joe Cokanasiga scores for England on August 24, 2019
Joe Cokanasiga among 10 changes for England for USA clash
Eddie Jones has named his side.
Sep 24, 10:34

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