Eight great facts you definitely didn’t know about England’s World Cup-training squad

Ten things you didn’t know about the current England squad. 
1. Owen Farrell was not at first registered as a Farrell, but took mum Colleen’s family name of O’Loughlin. The couple married in 1995, changing Owen’s surname to Farrell the following year.

2.  On 8 November 2009, George Ford became the youngest Rugby Union player to make his professional debut in England, breaking the record of international teammate Owen Farrell, at just 16 years and 237 days old when Leicester played Leeds in the LV= Cup
3. Harlequins failed to offer Joe Launchbury a professional contract aged 18, so he left the club and joined then National League 2 South side Worthing.
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