This weekend Saints Academy players were in international action in Wales at the inaugural U18 International Series.
Fraser Dingwall (England) and Marshall Sykes (Scotland) both took to the field for their respective countries as the tournament got underway.
Sykes and Scotland fell to a strong Wales side, the final score 22-6 to the host country, but Dingwall and England stormed to an opening 55-11 victory over Canada on Saturday.
The fixtures in the U18 International Series are as follows:
U18 INTERNATIONAL SERIES FIXTURES
Saturday 8 April at Sardis Road, Pontypridd:
- England 55-11 Canada
- Ireland 39-23 Italy
- Wales 22-6 Scotland
Wednesday 12 April at Parc y Scarlets, Llanell:
- Scotland v Italy (3.30pm)
- England v Ireland (5.15pm)
- Wales v Canada (7.35pm)
Saturday 16 April at CCB Centre for Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach:
- Italy v Canada (12 noon)
- Scotland v England (2.30pm)
- Wales v Ireland (4.15pm)