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
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Sports Mole has 115 articles about Ben Youngs. Articles 1 to 40:
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Danny Cipriani named in England squad for South Africa tour
Wasps fly-half Danny Cipriani is among the players to be named in Eddie Jones's England squad for the tour of South Africa in June.
May 10, 21:32
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England scrum-half Ben Youngs 'to miss rest of Six Nations with knee injury'
Ben Youngs will reportedly miss the rest of England's Six Nations campaign with knee ligament damage.
Feb 5, 21:30
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Result: Sam Simmonds stars in England opening Six Nations win over Italy
England number eight Sam Simmonds scores two tries on his debut as Eddie Jones's side defeats Italy 46-15 in their Six Nations opener.
Feb 4, 16:56
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England international Tom Croft retires on medical grounds
Leicester Tigers, England and British and Irish Lions forward Tom Croft announces his retirement with immediate effect due to a neck injury.
Nov 16, 13:23
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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