July 3 2015 Latest news:
The Rugby Union World Cup is heading to Ipswich next month on its tour of the country in the run-up to this autumn’s tournament.
Ipswich-born rugby star Lewis Ludlam has revealed his immense pride at representing England, ahead of the biggest match of his life on Saturday night.
England, featuring Ipswich-born duo Lewis Ludlam and Will Owen will defend their title against New Zealand in the final of the World Rugby U20 Championship on Saturday, having overcome South Africa 28-20 on Monday.
Former Suffolk schoolboy Alex Day turned down the chance to stay with Premiership giants Northampton Saints, in a bid to resurrect his promising career.
Instead of turning out for England at the World Rugby Under-20 Championships in Italy, Lewis Ludlam could have been sat watching the action on TV at home, wondering what if.