Who is England’s best scrum-half? Here’s what Matt Dawson thinks

Matt Dawson has called on England to find a long-term solution at scrum-half, but concedes Ben Youngs is still the best current option.

However, World Cup winner also believes Saracens’ Ben Spencer has an England future after impressing since joining Bath. .

Dawson revealed to the Mail Online: “I will be truly amazed if Ben and Willi are the only ones to wear the shirt over the next four years.

“England demand a different style of scrum half, but I would like to think in the next couple of years there will be a younger option emerge.

‘If Willi and Ben are fit and strong and sharp enough to be playing then fine, but if not there needs to be a young player ready to step up.

‘I want to see Ben Spencer given another chance I want to see Mitchell picked, but at the moment Willi and Ben are the best two English qualified scrum halves in the country

“I’m still not convinced we have seen the last of Spencer, fingers crossed Eddie Jones communicates to him what he needs from him in the game and hopefully he gains more confidence and experience.”


RANKED | The 7 fastest England players of all-time

One of the questions every fan asks is who’s the fastest England player of all-time? Check out the top 7 ranked below…

7. RORY UNDERWOOD – England – 11.5 SECONDS (100m)

The speedster on the double Grand Slam-winning side of the early 1990s as well as England’s highest try scorer, with 49, and a player of undeniable attacking class. Many of his tries for England are classics of the game.The RAF fighter pilot was as quick on the ground as he was in the air.

6. UGO MONYE – England – 11.2 SECONDS (100m)

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