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Darren Atkins

Position: Full Back, Wing
Honours: England U18s
Date of birth: 11 February 1997
Height: 185cm (6' 1")
Weight: 90kg (14st 2lb)

Darren Atkins has been with Bath Rugby since the age of 15 and has quickly risen through the Academy ranks. The fullback made his first team debut against Leicester Tigers in the Anglo-Welsh Cup in November 2017.

Atkins is a former England Under-20s international and was part of the side that won the World Championships in both 2016 and 2017 alongside fellow Academy products Zach Mercer and Josh Bayliss.

The quick-footed back is currently studying a degree in Sports Performance at the University of Bath.

Mercer and Atkins to start against Australia U20

14 June 2016

Bath Rugby Academy duo Zach Mercer and Darren Atkins have both been named to start in England U20’s final pool game of the World Rugby U20 Championship tomorrow evening, kick-off 19.45. Read more 

Speedster Atkins set for Scottish challenge

10 June 2016

Academy fullback Darren Atkins will once again start for England in their second World Rugby Under 20 Championship fixture against Scotland at Manchester City Academy Stadium tomorrow (18:00, live on Sky Sports). Read more 

Atkins to make England U20 debut in Manchester

6 June 2016

Bath Rugby Academy back Darren Atkins will make his England U20 debut against Italy tomorrow in the World Rugby U20 Championship. Read more 

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