JONNY WILKINSON took time out from his hectic schedule to hold a masterclass with two up-and-coming players in Toulon over the summer. Wales U20 lock Matthew Screech and England U16 hooker Jack Walker were the lucky youngsters given a tutorial, which was part of the Jaguar Academy of Sport programme.
The masterclass certainly went down well with Screech, a member of the Wales U20 side that beat their New Zealand counterparts in the recent Junior World Cup. “Jonny is one of my heroes and to be able to meet him is amazing, let alone to receive some mentoring,” said Screech. “ The things he has taught me are so valuable and will help me improve my game.”
To see the guys enjoying the masterclass, watch the video below:
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