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Perkins on wing for France game

PUBLISHED: 10:14 19 March 2015 | UPDATED: 10:14 19 March 2015

Former Coopers pupil George Perkins helped England under-20s beat Scotland (pic: Adam Nurkiewicz/The RFU Collection)

Former Coopers pupil George Perkins helped England under-20s beat Scotland (pic: Adam Nurkiewicz/The RFU Collection)

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Former Coopers’ Coborn student starts crunch match

George Perkins has kept his place in the England under-20s starting XV for their crucial clash with France in the Six Nations on Friday (tonight).

The former Coopers’ Coborn pupil has been an ever present for the Red Roses in this year’s tournament and lines up on the right wing for the fifth game in succession.

Perkins’ only try in the competition came against Italy in the second match but he will be looking to touch down again against Les Bleus

The two nations head into the match at the Amex Stadium in Brighton knowing that the winner will be crowned champions.

The match is live on Sky Sports from 7.55 pm.

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