Wasps lock in rising flyhalf
NEWS: Wasps announced that Academy product Charlie Atkinson has extended his contract with the Club and has been promoted to next season’s first team squad.
The 19-year-old graduated from Wasps Academy’s Under 18s into the Club’s Senior Academy last summer and has since gone on to make 15 appearances and scored 15 points in the first team.
The flyhalf, who has operated at full back on occasions, has also appeared for England Under 18s and Under 20s.
Wasps Head Coach Lee Blackett said: “We are extremely happy that Charlie has agreed a new contract with us and is making the step up to the first team squad next season.
“Charlie has impressed with the opportunities that he has got this season. He’s had an outstanding first 12 months in men’s rugby and shows a daily desire to keep improving.
“We are all looking forward to working with him further in the coming years.”
Atkinson added: “I am very happy to make the step up to the first team next season.
“I have really enjoyed playing this season and I am looking forward to continuing to work with this great group of players and staff.”
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