Sanderson to lead England U21s
February 10, 2000
Sale flanker Alex Sanderson will captain England Under-21s when they tackle their French counterparts in Valenciennes tomorrow week.
England opened the season at Under-21 level with victory over Ireland six days ago.
Team: S Marsden (Bristol); R Thirlby(Saracens), J Noon (Newcastle), A Higgins (Worcester), M Stephenson(Newcastle); A Goode (Leicester), J Grindal (Leicester); M Ward (Newcastle), M Cairns (Saracens), J Dawson (Saracens), A Sheridan (Bristol), S Borthwick (Bath), P Short(Leicester), A Sanderson (Sale, capt), A Balding (Leicester).
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