England Students announce squad to face France

Team Manager Paul Baty has named a 23 player squad


England Students have revealed their squad to play two matches against France Students next month.

The players have been selected from universities across the UK who play in BUCS Super Rugby and other leagues.

Darren Fearn, head coach for England Students, said the team were looking forward to getting the group together for the matches.

“We will be working with a very talented and committed group of players and staff as it’s always special to be part of and England team,” said Fearn.


The squad will travel to Chester RUFC  have three days of training before the game. The side lost twice last year to France with 24-25 and 22-37 defeats.

England Students play France in at Chester RUFC on Sunday 14 April at 3pm then again at Stade Gilbert Santiago on Friday 19 April at 7:30pm.

Entry for the game at Chester RUFC is £10 for adults, Students £5 and free for under 16s.


Conrad Cade (Leeds Beckett)
Alex Gibson (Hartpury)
Christian Taylor (Manchester Met)
Elliot Ward (Leeds Beckett)
Paul Schroter (Exeter)
Fitz Harding (Durham)
Yaree Fantini  (Northumbria)
Jack Kenningham (Bath)
James Elliot (Northumbria)
Josh Bragman (Northumbria)
Charlie Wilson  (Durham)
George Wacokecoke ( Northumbria)
Robbie Smith  (Hartpury)
Chester Duff (Leeds Beckett)
Will Partington (Bath)
Josh Pieterse (Exeter)
Harry Seaward (Cardiff Met)
Corey Lewis (Cardiff Met)
Bailey Ransom (Newcastle)
Jack Rouse (Exeter)
Ben George (Hartpury)
Paddy McDuell (Durham)
Jack Johnson (Hartpury)