Rugby – Saint Lucian Takes It Home For England


Saint Lucian born Marland Yarde was today wreaking havoc for England against Australia in the Rugby Union moments ago. Final score England 37 – 21 Australia with England clawing their way back from an Aussie strangle-hold of 10 – 0 earlier in the game.

Marland was born in St. Lucia in 1992 and moved to the UK when he was 9 years old, in 2001. He took up rugby at 14 having originally played football with the Queens Park Rangers Academy. He then earned a scholarship to Whitgift School in South Croydon. Yarde won his first England cap on 15 June 2013, against Argentina in the second Test of their summer tour.


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