Ben Youngs

Born: September 5, 1989 (age 28)

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
Sports Mole has 111 articles about Ben Youngs. Articles 1 to 40:
Sam Warburton of Wales looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 15, 2015
Sam Warburton to lead British and Irish Lions in New Zealand tour opener
Sam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians in Saturday's tour opener in Whangarei.
May 31, 20:48
Sam Warburton of Wales looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 15, 2015
Sam Warburton 'fit and ready' for British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand
British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton insists that he is fully fit for the tour of New Zealand after spending a spell on the sidelines with an ankle injury.
May 22, 22:27
Ben Youngs celebrates scoring a try for England in the Six Nations on March 21, 2015
Dan Cole: 'Ben Youngs has time on his side'
Dan Cole backs Ben Youngs's decision not to tour New Zealand with the Lions and suggests that the scrum-half could go on future tours.
May 16, 23:13
Ben Youngs celebrates scoring a try for England in the Six Nations on March 21, 2015
Ben Youngs pulls out of British and Irish Lions squad
Leicester Tigers scrum-half Ben Youngs announces that he will play no part in the British and Irish Lions' tour of New Zealand due to family reasons.
May 6, 20:04
Billy Vunipola in action during the Six Nations game between Scotland and England on February 6, 2016
Billy Vunipola named on England bench for Six Nations meeting with Scotland
Billy Vunipola is named on the bench for England's Six Nations fixture with Scotland on Saturday as Eddie Jones makes three changes to his starting XV.
Mar 9, 11:27
Billy Vunipola in action during the Six Nations game between Scotland and England on February 6, 2016
Billy Vunipola in line for England start?
Fit-again number eight Billy Vunipola is expected to make an immediate return to the England starting lineup after pictures hinted at the team's plans to face Scotland.
Mar 7, 17:40
Owen Farrell kicks a penalty during the international Test match between the Australian Wallabies and England at Suncorp Stadium on June 11, 2016
Four changes for England against Italy
Eddie Jones makes four changes to his England side to take on Italy in the Six Nations this weekend.
Feb 24, 10:11
England scrum-half Ben Youngs manages to escape from Welsh players on his way to scoring a try at Twickenham on May 29, 2016
Result: Five-star England ease past Wales at Twickenham
England warm up for their summer tour of Australia by running in five tries in a 27-13 victory over Wales at Twickenham.
May 29, 16:51
Bros Owen Farrell and Jonathan Joseph celebrate during the Six Nations game between Italy and England on February 14, 2016
Result: England beat France to secure Grand Slam
Six Nations winners England complete their first Grand Slam since 2003 after beating France 25-21 in Paris on Saturday night.
Mar 19, 22:02
Joe Marler looks on during the England training session at Pennyhill Park on November 7, 2013
England's Joe Marler drops out for trip to Paris
Prop Joe Marler will start England's final Six Nations encounter of 2016 against France in Paris among the replacements.
Mar 17, 10:11
Eddie Jones watches on during the Six Nations game between Scotland and England on February 6, 2016
England make three changes for Six Nations clash against Italy
England head coach Eddie Jones makes three changes for Sunday's Six Nations clash against Italy, introducing Mako Vunipola, Courtney Lawes and Ben Youngs.
Feb 12, 10:11
Eddie Jones, the new England Rugby head coach, poses at Twickenham Stadium on November 20, 2015
Eddie Jones names first England XV
Danny Care and Joe Marler both feature in Eddie Jones's first England starting lineup for the Six Nations game away to Scotland.
Feb 4, 10:17
Japan head coach Eddie Jones ahead of the Rugby World Cup game with Scotland on September 23, 2015
Eddie Jones highlights importance of England front row
Eddie Jones admits that getting the front row right is one of his top priorities after naming a forward-heavy first England squad for the Six Nations.
Jan 13, 15:50
Ben Youngs of England gestures during the QBE International match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on November 2, 2013
England international Ben Youngs signs new Leicester Tigers contract
Reported Bath transfer target Ben Youngs signs a new contract with the Leicester Tigers, along with Ed Slater and Freddie Burns.
Dec 7, 12:36
Brendon O'Connor of Leicester breaks away from Morne Steyn during the Eurpean Rugby Champions Cup match between Leicester Tigers and Stade Francais at Welford Road on November 13, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Result: Leicester Tigers beat Stade Francais in European Champions Cup opener
Brendon O'Connor scores on his debut as Leicester Tigers defeat Stade Francais 33-20 in the opening match of the European Rugby Champions Cup
Nov 13, 21:41
Ben Youngs of England gestures during the QBE International match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on November 2, 2013
England scrum-half Ben Youngs: 'We have to make Australia quit'
England scrum-half Ben Youngs is adamant that his side need to put the pressure on Australia to make them crack in their must-win clash at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 3, 09:05
England's centre Jonathan Joseph scores a try during the Six Nations international rugby union match between Wales and England at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on February 6, 2015
Jonathan Joseph returns for England, Sam Burgess drops to bench for Australia clash
Jonathan Joseph returns from injury for England's crunch Rugby World Cup Pool A match against Australia, replacing Sam Burgess at centre.
Oct 1, 11:53
England's centre Jonathan Joseph scores a try during the Six Nations international rugby union match between Wales and England at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on February 6, 2015
England centre Jonathan Joseph could make Australia clash
Centre Jonathan Joseph, who returned to training on Tuesday, may be in with a chance of recovering from injury before England's clash against Australia on Saturday.
Sep 29, 18:13
England scrum-half Ben Youngs scores his second try during the Six Nations international rugby union match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium, south west of London, on March 21, 2015
Ben Youngs: 'Australia match our World Cup final'
Ben Youngs says that England's Pool A clash with Australia next Saturday is "all or nothing" after the defeat to Wales at Twickenham.
Sep 27, 22:29
Kyran Bracken at an event in London on September 13, 2015
Interview: Former England scrum-half Kyran Bracken talks Rugby World Cup
Sports Mole caught up with former England scrum-half Kyran Bracken at the PokerStars and Prostate Cancer UK Lads Night In to talk all things Rugby World Cup.
Sep 26, 15:02
England scrum-half Ben Youngs scores his second try during the Six Nations international rugby union match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium, south west of London, on March 21, 2015
Ben Youngs prepared for "extra special" 50th cap
Ben Youngs admits that it will be "extra special" to win his 50th cap for England in the World Cup opener against Fiji.
Sep 16, 17:32
Anthony Watson of England breaks away from Jonny Sexton of Ireland during the QBE International match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on September 5, 2015
Preview: England vs. Fiji
Sports Mole looks ahead to the opening game of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between hosts England and Fiji at Twickenham.
Sep 16, 16:08
Ben Youngs celebrates scoring a try for England in the Six Nations on March 21, 2015
Andy Gomarsall backs Ben Youngs to prove quality
Andy Gomarsall backs Ben Youngs to prove his worth to the England team at the World Cup.
Sep 16, 13:17
Ben Youngs celebrates scoring a try for England in the Six Nations on March 21, 2015
Ben Youngs wants 'statement win' against Fiji
Ben Youngs says that England "want to put a statement out" in their opening Rugby World Cup game against Fiji on Friday.
Sep 13, 22:34
Ben Youngs celebrates scoring a try for England in the Six Nations on March 21, 2015
Ben Youngs pleased with "collective performance"
England scrum-half Ben Youngs says that England put in a "real collective performance" to beat Ireland in their final Rugby World Cup warm-up match.
Sep 7, 15:49
England captain Chris Robshaw is tugged during the final Six Nations game against France on March 21, 2015
Big names return for England against France in Paris
England coach Stuart Lancaster makes 14 changes to his side for their Rugby World Cup warm-up match against France in Paris.
Aug 18, 17:14
England's centre Jonathan Joseph scores a try during the Six Nations international rugby union match between Wales and England at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on February 6, 2015
Clive Woodward: 'England's key men need to be protected'
Clive Woodward tells Stuart Lancaster to rest Jonathan Joseph, George Ford and Ben Youngs against France.
Aug 17, 05:19
England scrum-half Ben Youngs scores his second try during the Six Nations international rugby union match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium, south west of London, on March 21, 2015
Ben Youngs: England coaching "worlds apart" from 2011
England scrum-half Ben Youngs says that their current coaching is "worlds apart" from 2011 and believes that there is now greater understanding between coaches and players.
Aug 15, 17:52
Greg Bateman of Exeter Chiefs looks on during a training session ahead of the opening game of the Aviva Premiership 2014/15 Season at Sandy Park on September 04, 2014
Greg Bateman, Jono Kitto sign for Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers announce the signings of Greg Bateman and Jono Kitto for the 2015-16 season.
Jun 6, 17:21
Danny Care of Harlequins runs in to score his side's third try during the Aviva Premiership match between Exeter Chiefs and Harlequins at Sandy Park on May 4, 2014
Danny Care looking to prove point in Wembley showdown
Danny Care admits that being left out of the England squad "never gets any easier", which will act as motivation for the Harlequins star to up his game.
Mar 27, 07:04
Ben Youngs celebrates scoring a try for England in the Six Nations on March 21, 2015
England quartet shortlisted for Six Nations award
England lead the way in the Six Nations Player of the Tournament shortlist as George Ford, Jonathan Joseph, Billy Vunipola and Ben Youngs are nominated for the award.
Mar 23, 16:45
George Ford runs to score a try for England on March 21, 2015
Result: England win against France not enough to stop Ireland from securing Six Nations
England beat France 55-35 in their final Six Nations clash at Twickenham, falling short of the 26 points needed to overtake Ireland at the top of the standings.
Mar 21, 19:00
Ben Youngs of England gestures during the QBE International match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on November 2, 2013
Ben Youngs: 'England must finish Six Nations strongly'
Ben Youngs urges England to finish the Six Nations strongly as they look to keep their title bid alive.
Mar 8, 22:57
England's centre Jonathan Joseph slips a tackle to run in and score England's second try during the Six Nations international rugby union match between England and Italy at Twickenham Stadium in south west London on February 14, 2015
Result: England recover from early scare to beat Italy
Italy score first but England roar back to win 47-17 in their Six Nations clash at Twickenham.
Feb 14, 16:22
Stuart Lancaster, the England head coach looks on during the England captain's run at Twickenham Stadium on November 8, 2013
Live Commentary: England 47-17 Italy - as it happened
Find out how England overcame Italy in the Six Nations at Twickenham with Sports Mole's text updates.
Feb 14, 13:30
Ben Youngs of England gestures during the QBE International match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on November 2, 2013
Ben Youngs: 'We have to play with same intensity'
England scrum-half Ben Youngs strongly believes that the Red Rose need to maintain the level of intensity from their win over Wales in their clash against Italy.
Feb 14, 05:24
Danny Care of Harlequins runs in to score his side's third try during the Aviva Premiership match between Exeter Chiefs and Harlequins at Sandy Park on May 4, 2014
Danny Care desperate for World Cup spot
Harlequins scrum-half Danny Care is desperate to win his England place back in time for next year's Rugby World Cup.
Dec 24, 22:17
Danny Care runs through the slalom poles during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 28, 2013
Danny Care "unbelievably determined" to regain England spot
Danny Care targets a return to the England squad ahead of next year's World Cup after being dropped during the recent Autumn Internationals.
Dec 7, 07:18
England's Head Coach Stuart Lancaster walks on the pitch before the international rugby union test match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium, southwest of London on November 8, 2014
Will Greenwood: 'Samoa is a must-win game'
World Cup-winning centre Will Greenwood describes England's match with Samoa at Twickenham as "must-win" as they look to end a run of five straight Test defeats.
Nov 21, 20:15
Stuart Lancaster, the England head coach looks on during the England captain's run at Twickenham Stadium on November 8, 2013
Team News: Stuart Lancaster makes five changes for Samoa match
George Ford, Rob Webber, James Haskell, Ben Morgan and Ben Youngs all come into the England team to take on Samoa.
Nov 19, 16:18



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