LIST | 5 Things to Know About England Debutant Jack Willis

Eddie Jones has handed Jack Willis his international debut in his England team to face Georgia in their Autumn Nations Cup opener on Saturday,

Here are five things you should know about the 23-year-old Wasps back-rower…

1. Where it started…

Willis played junior rugby for Reading Abbey R.F.C. before joining London Irish. He then joined the Wasps Senior Academy in 2015 before making his debut in the Anglo-Welsh Cup against Sale Sharks one year later.


2. Best friend

Dogs have and always be man’s best friend. You can follow Jack’s dog Dash on Instagram if you want to see what he gets up to!


3. Partner

The flanker has been in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend Megan. The duo love travelling, and have posted snaps from all over Europe and the USA.

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4. Hobbies

Willis is a keen fisherman and can often be spotted, along with his brother Tom, angling on the canals in Leamington Spa.


5. The Godfather

Willis is the Godfather to Worcester Warriors wide man Tom Howe’s beautiful little girl, Cressida.


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What The London Irish XV Would Look Like If They Didn’t Sell Big Players

BACK-THREE

11. Joe Cokanasiga (Bath Rugby), 14. Marland Yarde (Sale Sharks), 15. Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby)

This trio of England internationals would be sensational.


CENTRE

12. James O’Connor (Queensland Reds), 13. Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby)

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