Atoms and Vale youngster to represent the North of England

Michael Forrest in action for the Heysham Atoms.
Michael Forrest in action for the Heysham Atoms.

A promising young rugby player has been selected for the North of England Rugby Union squad.

Winger Michael Forrest, who has featured in both the Vale of Lune and Heysham Atoms first teams, has also played for Sale Sharks and Lancashire at under 18 level this year. 
The Ripley St Thomas sixth form pupil achieved selection after successfully coming through trials over the Christmas holidays and could now go onto represent England.