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“Debut delayed” – Three England players released by Steve Borthwick

#3. Jamie Blamire (Newcastle Falcons)

Blamire has been part of the England set-up at both Under 18 and Under 20 level before his progress to the senior squad.

The Newcastle Falcons front row helped the U20 side to a Grand Slam in 2017 and reached the final of the of the World Rugby U20 Championship later that year. Hailing from Cumbria, he played for Tynedale before he joined the Falcons’ academy and made his debut for the club in 2017.

He was named Newcastle’s academy player of the year in the 2018. Blamire received his first call-up to England’s senior squad in the summer of 2021. Recently, Blamire earned a call-up to Steve Borthwick’s squad ahead of the Guinness Men’s Six Nations 2024.

Jamie Blamire of England during the Summer Nations Series Rugby match between Wales and England at Principality Stadium on August 5, 2023 in Cardiff, Wales. Photo: Phil Mingo/PPAUK