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Tonight’s rugby news as Wales target entirety of England for new players in three-day ‘rallying call’

Here are the latest rugby headlines for Tuesday, June 20.

Wales targets all of England for new players in three-day ‘gathering call’

The Welsh Rugby League has issued a “gathering call” for the next generation of Welsh qualified players outside the country to move forward.

Three exile training camps will take place in England in July for boys and girls ages U13-U18, for players born in Wales or whose parents or grandparents were born in Wales.

Established in 1980, the purpose of the WRU exile program is to identify eligible Welsh players aged 12 and over who live outside Wales and may have the potential to play regional or national rugby. state and senior level in Wales.

Camps will take place for the Midlands and North on Tuesday, July 25, for London and the South East on Wednesday, July 26, and for the South and South West on Thursday, July 27. can learn more and register their interests at, with an end date of 17 July.

Wales has seen a number of international players represent the country in recent years after being identified in England later in their careers. Names like Will Rowlands, Nick Tompkins and more recently Henry Thomas have all been called up.

The aim of the current effort is to identify those with potential and put them in Welsh’s sights from an early age.

Rassie looking to replace Nigel Owens

South African rugby director Rassie Erasmus has summoned referee Jaco Peyper to Pretoria training camp this week to help his players keep up with new World Rugby directives, following the move to invite Nigel Owens to join. failed.


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