RUGBY UNION: Purdy's try is catalyst for England

Henry Purdy

Henry Purdy

First published in Sport Bicester Advertiser: Photograph of the Author by , Sports reporter specialising in Rugby, Cricket and Athletics. Call me on 01865 425456

HENRY Purdy was among the try scorers as England hammered Scotland 48-15 in the Under 20 Six Nations at Galashiels.

The Leicester back, from Milton-under-Wychwood, helped England to a first win of this year’s championship with their opening score.

Wing Purdy made space for himself and touched down just wide of the posts after Scotland had taken the lead with an early penalty from fly half Ben Chalmers.

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