Archive: Pupil’s England call-up

Aylesbury Grammar School's Mark Rose, held aloft by his friends after being selected for England youth team, March 1979
Aylesbury Grammar School's Mark Rose, held aloft by his friends after being selected for England youth team, March 1979

Aylesbury Grammar School pupil Mark Rose, 17, is hoisted aloft by friends as they congratulate him on his selection to the England rugby under-19’s side.

The call-up came in March 1979 for England’s forthcoming matches against Scotland, France and Wales.

Rose went on to represent his country at senior level and played for Wasps from 1983 to 1991.