Rugby player in England schools squad

Tomas Rhodes, currently studying at Flegg High School, is climbing the international rugby ladder, this week playing for the England Schools U16 squad.

Tomas Rhodes, currently studying at Flegg High School, is climbing the international rugby ladder, this week playing for the England Schools U16 squad.

Tomas, whose home is in Martham, started playing rugby for North Walsham RFC at the age of six.

Over the last four years he has achieved many accolades such as selection for Leicester Tigers' elite player development group, as well as representing Eastern Counties and London and South East Division.

After playing for London and South East Division he was selected to play for England U16s Schools.

He is currently representing England Schools U16A at the international rugby festival at Wellington College.

He won his first cap for England against Scotland U17s on Sunday.

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Unfortunately, England lost 7-5, but on the Tuesday they beat Belgium U17s with Tomas gaining a further cap. His next fixture is against France today (Friday).