The Breakdown | Rugby’s newest star Henry Arundell has the X-factor that all teams crave

London Irish full-back qualifies for England, Scotland and Wales. Will Eddie Jones invite him to tour Australia?

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A few months ago Eddie Jones turned up at an England Under-20 camp to run an eye over the next generation. Every national coach dreams of finding a teenage gem, someone with a little bit of genuine X-factor, so Jones asked the assembled coaches if they reckoned there was anyone potentially good enough to feature at the 2023 Rugby World Cup. If there’s one who might, came the reply, it’s that dark-haired lad over there.

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