Will Joseph, a versatile back, has signed a long-term contract with London Irish.
Joseph, 19 years old, joined the Exiles Academy at age 13 and made his Premiership debut with the Exiles in 2021.
He scored his first Irish try this season against Castres, in the European Challenge Cup semifinal win over Leicester and the Premiership Rugby Cup semi final victory over Leicester.
Joseph, whose older brother Jonathan Joseph (British and Irish Lions centre) is England's representative at the under-18 and 20 level.
“We are thrilled to have Will join us here at London Irish in the near future.” Declan Kidney, London Irish director of rugby, said that he has impressed in his appearances this season and last. He is eager to continue growing.”
“He is driven to succeed and works hard. This is something you can't coach. We look forward helping Will grow over time.”
Joseph continued, “This moment is hugely proud for me and for my family. London Irish was very kind to give me this opportunity.”