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England’s youngest debutants by position, in pictures

Fly-half: Jonny Wilkinson (18y 304d)
By March 1998 he was in the full England Test squad and the rest is history…

Scrum-half: Ben Youngs (20y 108d)
Aged 20, scrum-half Youngs made his first international start in England’s 21 – 20 win over Australia in Sydney, on 19 June 2010.

Prop: Joe Marler (21y 338d)
The prop made his test debut against South Africa where he started two test matches at loose-head prop in the summer of 2012. He’s since gone on to prove himself as a top class forward on the international stage, winning 51 Test caps thus far.

Hooker: Andy Long (20y 74d)
Sir Clive Woodward was appointed England coach in 1997 and picked the 20-year-old prop on potential for his first match in charge against Australia. However, Long played poorly and only won one further cap for his country.

Prop: Robbie Morris (21y 2d)
The prop made his debut in 2003 but later had to retire in 2008 due to a back injury.