A look at five sportsmen who have put family firstIt is not only Ben Youngs who has been faced with the dilemma.
May 2, 13:51
Ben Youngs rules himself out of British and Irish Lions tourThe 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
Result: England's troubles continue as Ireland march to dominant winJohnny Sexton orchestrated a dominant display by the hosts in Dublin.
Mar 20, 18:58
Ben Youngs believes France triumph was "really good blueprint" for EnglandEddie Jones' side edged a thrilling match at Twickenham.
Mar 15, 22:13
Ben Youngs ready for battle with Antoine DupontBen Youngs will duel with the France star for the second time on Saturday.
Mar 10, 14:04
A look at how Ben Youngs and Antoine Dupont compareThe PA news agency analyses both half-backs ahead of their battle at Twickenham this weekend.
Mar 10, 09:51
England coach Eddie Jones refuses to blame referee for Wales defeatPascal Gauzere awarded two controversial tries to the home side who ran out 40-24 winners.
Feb 27, 22:10
Result: Wales boost Grand Slam hopes with crushing win over EnglandWayne Pivac's side made it three wins from three in the Six Nations.
Feb 27, 19:28
Dan Robson hopes long wait for England start will pay offDan Robson has won nine caps for England - all off the bench.
Feb 19, 22:08
Five talking points ahead of England's Six Nations clash against ItalyEddie Jones' side lost to Scotland in their opener.
Feb 12, 11:56
Result: Scotland beat England at Twickenham for first time since 1983Scotland'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
Ben Youngs warn Scotland to prepare for "wave of white shirts" at TwickenhamWhile England's attack has rarely ignited over the past year, their ferocious defence has been a pillar of strength.
Feb 5, 22:22
Eddie Jones excited by Paolo Odogwu's "world-class" potentialEddie Jones has named the 23-year-old in his Six Nations squad.
Jan 22, 22:13
Leicester boss Steve Borthwick to miss Bath clash through self-isolationMike Ford will head up coaching operations at Welford Road.
Jan 2, 13:15
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
Five talking points ahead of England's Autumn Nations Cup clash with IrelandIreland will be determined to shed their "softies" tag.
Nov 20, 11:27
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
Ben Youngs eyes 150 caps after England centuryThe scrum-half, who scored two tries against Italy, became only the second Englishman to win 100 caps after Jason Leonard.
Oct 31, 21:32
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
Ben Youngs set to join Jason Leonard in history books this weekendFormer 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
Harlequins beat Leicester Tigers to hand Chris Robshaw winning farewellThe former England captain was playing his 300th and final match for the club.
Oct 4, 19:19
Result: Zack Henry kicks 20 points as Leicester beat Northampton in derbyThe fly-half scored 20 points in his side's 28-24 win at Welford Road.
Sep 13, 16:30
Coronavirus latest: Ben Youngs, Carl Frampton warn of changed sporting pictureThe 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
Ben Youngs warns of risks about trying to squeeze matches inThe 2019/20 campaign has been indefinitely suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 11, 16:07
Ben Youngs, Tom Youngs sign new Leicester Tigers contractsBen Youngs has amassed 244 appearances for the Tigers since making his debut as a 17-year-old in 2007.
Mar 2, 21:16
Ben Youngs refusing to take 100th England cap for grantedThe scrum-half needs to play two more games to reach the milestone.
Feb 29, 22:07
Result: England return to form as Ireland pay for individual errors at TwickenhamGeorge Ford and Elliot Daly poached tries that propelled title-chasing England out of sight.
Feb 23, 17:21
Team News: Jonathan Joseph to start on wing for England's clash with IrelandElliot Daly moves to full-back because of an injury to George Furbank.
Feb 21, 11:30
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
Eddie Jones focused on picking the "best 23" after five changes to lineupScrum-half Ben Youngs is demoted to the bench while Courtney Lawes, Joe Marler and Charlie Ewels also miss out.
Feb 6, 14:13
Team News: Ben Youngs, Joe Marler among players dropped as England ring changesWilli Heinz starts at scrum-half and Mako Vunipola comes in at loosehead prop.
Feb 6, 11:53
Ben Spencer opens up on "crazy few days" after late World Cup final call-upSaracens scrum-half has answered England's World Cup call following injury to Willi Heinz.
Oct 31, 07:20
George Ford starts at fly-half for England in Rugby World Cup finalCoach Eddie Jones will attempt to ignite his England side via the midfield against South Africa.
Oct 31, 06:59
England 19-7 New Zealand: An in-depth look at how England stunned the All BlacksAll the questions and answers around the win.
Oct 26, 15:30
England introduce training-ground punishmentsBen Youngs revealed players who make mistakes worthy of penalties receive "a bit of a flogging" from fitness coaches.
Oct 23, 09:09
Ben Youngs confident England have more to give ahead of New Zealand semi-finalEddie Jones' side hammered Australia in the quarter-finals.
Oct 20, 12:48
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
Day seven at the Rugby World Cup: England back in actionHeat and humidity is expected to be a big factor in their clash with the USA.
Sep 25, 18:46
George Ford calls for patience when England face USAEddie Jones' men opened their campaign with a hard-fought win over Tonga.
Sep 25, 13:12
Joe Cokanasiga among 10 changes for England for USA clashEddie Jones has named his side.
Sep 24, 10:34
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