Louis Lynagh: Australia maintain out hope of luring Harlequins wing

Lynagh has scored three tries within the opening two video games of Harlequins’ Premiership title defence

Coach Dave Rennie says he nonetheless has hope of persuading Louis Lynagh, the son of Australia legend Michael Lynagh, to play for the Wallabies.

“We’ll see how issues go there… and whether or not there’s any curiosity in him to come back again to Australia,” stated Rennie.

“Not till he is capped,” added Rennie when requested if he has misplaced hope of luring Lynagh to the inexperienced and gold.

Lynagh, who scored two decisive tries in Harlequins’ Premiership ultimate win in June, qualifies for England, the place he has lived since he was 4, Australia and Italy, the place he was born.

His father revealed in June that Australia and Italy had made approaches to Lynagh about his senior worldwide future, however that at the moment he had heard nothing from England, who he had represented at a number of completely different age-grade ranges.

Nevertheless, he was subsequently referred to as into the England 45-man coaching squad.

“If I get the prospect for England, Australia or Italy, I am going to take it,” Louis instructed Rugby World in January. external-link

As soon as capped at senior degree, gamers are successfully tied to a nationwide staff.

England play Tonga on 6 November, earlier than matches in opposition to Australia and South Africa on the next weekends.

“Look, clearly Eddie’s [Jones] properly conscious of his lineage and the necessity to catch him shortly,” Rennie stated.

Lynagh’s 18-year-old brother Tom joined Queensland Reds from Harlequins final month, saying it’s his dream to play for Australia within the 10 shirt his father as soon as wore.external-link

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