Picking 5 Future Stars from the IRB U20s World Championship

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Picking 5 Future Stars from the IRB U20s World Championship
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England retained the IRB Junior World Cup with a 21-20 over South Africa

England retained their IRB Junior World Championship crown with a hard-fought 21-20 victory over South Africa at Eden Park, Auckland.

While Julian Savea and Aaron Cruden are fine examples of U20s graduates who are now world-class players, plenty of IRB Junior World Championship stars, such as France’s Lionel Beauxis, have faded when making the transition to the senior international game.

Here, Bleacher Report looks at the five most likely from the Class of 2014 to make the grade.

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