Josh earns England call-up

PUBLISHED: 09:28 01 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:28 01 March 2013

Josh Caulfield.

Josh Caulfield.


Priory Community School Academy student Josh Caulfield has been called-up to the England Under-16 squad.

PRIORY Community School Academy student Josh Caulfield has followed in the footsteps of his older brother with a call-up to the England Under-16s squad.

Josh, aged 15, currently in Year 11 at the Academy Trust, has been selected for the main England Under-16s after excelling in the regional trials.

Older brother and current Ulster prop Jake (20), also played for the England Under-16s and now plays for the Ireland Under-20s.

Ex-Bath and British Lion Nigel Redman and current Ulster and Ireland second row player Dan Tuohy are also former Priory students.

Priory director of rugby Jamie Biddle said: “This is brilliant news and well deserved. The school has an incredible reputation in developing talent and this is the latest example.

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