Will Harrison: The Australian Schoolboys captain who barely had a leg to stand on

After playing with the Australian Schools Barbarians against Tonga in 2016, young Randwick flyhalf Will Harrison had big plans heading in to his final year of school at Marcellin College in Sydney this year. The talented playmaker trained with Randwick’s colts program over summer but kept one eye on the upcoming schoolboys season and a potential green and gold jersey. Harrison looked set for a bumper 2017, until things came to a sudden halt in round two of this year’s Shute Shield colts season. “It was five minutes into our first game against (Sydney) Uni,” Harrison told Rugby News. “I half broke a tackle and when their bloke jumped on my back, my body went one way but my studs stayed in the ground and I just heard a big crack.” Harrison broke his fibula and was forced to have surgery a week later to insert a plate and three screws into his leg. “It felt like everything came crashing down. I was in a pretty dark place in those first few weeks after the i
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