Team England name sevens squad for Youth Games

74 young athletes, aged between 14-18, have been selected to represent Team England at this year’s Commonwealth Youth Games in The Bahamas.

The 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games will provide young athletes with a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience of a multi-sport competition to support their development.

A host of future stars will be heading to the Caribbean from 19-23 July 2017 competing in athletics, swimming, rugby 7s, beach volleyball, judo, boxing and tennis.

Among them are a group of 12 players who will form England's Rugby 7s squad for the tournament. They will be led by England sevens academy coach Warren Abrahams.

Rugby 7s squad:

Harry Barlow, Guildford

Connor Doherty, Sale

Thomas Fawcett, Henley-in-Arden

Lailand Gordon, Gwent

Fergus Guiry, Chichester

Cameron Kelemeti, York

Thomas Marshall, Blyth

Samuel Maunder, Cullompton

Jack Musk, Thames Ditton

Oliver Sleightholme, Northampton

JJ Tonks, Gloucester

Manu Vunipola, Marlborough