Australian U20s: Five players to watch

While Australia dropped to sixth spot after a disappointing loss to Scotland overnight, there were still plenty of positives to take from the side’s performance at the U20s World Cup. A narrow loss to eventual finalists England in the final pool match derailed the Australian’s campaign, but there were a number of impressive individual performances in Georgia.  Izaia Perese Izaia Perese proved he is the real deal with a dominant display in Georgia. The Queensland Reds outside back scored four tries in Australia’s five games and looked dangerous every time he touched the ball. While it may be a year or two until we see him dominate at Super Rugby level, Perese has immense potential and will only continue to get better as he grows into his body. Harrison Goddard Harrison Goddard was the surprise package of the tournament for Australia and arguably the young Wallabies best in Georgia. Following a move to Melbourne to link with the Rebels earlier this year, the former
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