National Under 20s intensify preparation for IRB Junior World Championships

by Staff Writer

The Australian National Under 20s side has intensified its preparation for the IRB Junior World Championships with a special training session with former Qantas Wallabies captain, George Gregan at Bond University on the Gold Coast today.

Australia’s next generation of Qantas Wallabies, Super Rugby and Sevens star got the unique opportunity to hear from the former Wallabies captain, who shared his past experiences with the group as well as taking them through a number of skills and drills.

Australian National Under 20s Head Coach Adrian Thompson was very pleased with the way his squad responded to this unique opportunity.

“For George to spend some time with the squad this morning was fantastic. You could see the immediate impact it had on each individual and I know this will only assist the great work this squad is doing at the moment with their preparations.

“George is not only a great player but is now a fine coach and we appreciate him taking the time to join us at Bond University.”

The squad will continue training at Bond University with two upcoming matches scheduled against the Samoan Under 20s side as the race to make the final squad continues.

Australia will play Samoa at Bond University and at Somerset College on April 30 and May 3 respectively.

The IRB Junior World Championships will take place in Auckland New Zealand in June.

Join the discussion