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England Rugby Academies

Former Hartpury College student and current England U20 regular Ryan Mills

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The England Rugby Academies identify and develop talented young athletes from the ages of 13 to 21 and engage them in an elite, high-performance development programme.

The Academy is supported by the Rugby Football Union in what is one of several key stages of player development in the RFU's World Class Performance Plan.

The primary and central purpose is to develop better England players by developing the potential of identified elite rugby players and their opportunities to have playing careers in rugby.

Many of our players have achieved the accolade of representing players at Under 18 and Under 20 level, and there's no reason why you can't too.


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