RUGBY: Purdy and Jones all set for England duty

5:50am Thursday 6th March 2014

By Ed Mezzetti

OXFORDSHIRE pair Henry Purdy and Gus Jones will line up for England Under 20s in tomorrow night’s Six Nations clash against Wales at Kingston Park, Newcastle (7.45).

Leicester Tigers man Purdy, from Milton-under-Wychwood, starts on the left wing, while Wasps and Oxford University player Jones, whose home is also in the city, comes in at openside flanker.

Meanwhile, Oxford University’s Iffley Road will host tomorrow night’s international student match between England and Wales.

Kick-off is at 7.30pm, with tickets £5 for adults and £2 for concessions, but there is no parking available at the ground.


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