Painter for England

By Dave Picken - January 23 2008
Painter for England
Gavin Painter Gavin Painter has been selected at fly half for the England Colleges side which takes on the Welsh Colleges on February 10th. Gav is representing the Sixth Form College which is the only college in the area to be part of the English set up.

He's also one of the few Northern students to be selected after a national trial which mainly featured players from the south and the midlands.

Despite not knowing any of the other triallists, he made it through to the England team which plays the day after the first have an important league game at Carlisle. The West full back follows Martin Lithgo [formerly Seaton now Westoe] who played scrum half for England Colleges./P>