Old Albanian’s Itoje picked for Six Nations

Old Albanian’s Maro Itoje has been picked for England Rugby’s U20 Elite Player Squad ahead of the Six Nations.

He will be joined by fellow Saracens Academy players Nick Tompkins and Nathan Earle.

The U20s will start their Six Nations campaign against France at Stade Leo Lagrange, Paris on Friday, January 31.

Matches against Scotland (February 7), Ireland (February 22) and Wales (March 7) follow before they bring the campign to an end against Italy in Brescia on March 14.