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Norfolk's Ben Youngs overtakes Jonny Wilkinson to become England's most capped back

Ben Youngs crosses the line against Argentina. Credit: PA

Norfolk scrum-half Ben Youngs has become the third most capped England player of all-time.

The 30-year-old, who played for North Walsham and Holt when he was a youngster, earned his 92nd cap for his country in England's convincing 39-10 win over Argentina at the World Cup on Saturday.

It means he's now England's most capped back, moving ahead of Jonny Wilkinson, but is still behind forwards Dylan Hartley and Jason Leonard who have 97 and 114 caps respectively.

Youngs celebrated reaching the milestone by scoring England's third try of the game just before half-time before he was rested for the second period.

He made his debut back in 2010 - coming on a substitute in a Six Nations clash against Scotland at Murrayfield.

Youngs made his England debut in 2010. Credit: PA

England's victory booked their place in the quarter-finals with a game to spare - making them the first country to secure a last-eight berth.

Eddie Jones' side were aided by an early red card shown to Argentina's Tomás Lavanini who was given his marching orders for a high tackle on Owen Farrell.