Dulwich College pride as former student Beno Obano called up for England’s Six Nations opener

Dulwich College have expressed their pride at former pupil Beno Obano being selected for England’s opening Six Nations home game against Scotland.

Three Lions coach Eddie Jones has picked Camberwell-raised Obano as a replacement for the fixture at Twickenham.

“As the RFU celebrate its 150-year anniversary everyone in Dulwich will be hoping that Beno manages to get on the pitch and win his first cap,” said a Dulwich College statement.

“Beno joined Dulwich in 2011 and studied biology, politics, religious studies and PE at A level before leaving to pursue a career with Wasps. Whilst at Dulwich he will be remembered for his part in helping the college win two Natwest Cup Finals.

“Beno visited Dulwich recently to help our seniors with some set-piece work and was as generous as ever in giving his time to answer questions on life as a professional rugby player.

“There will be the added interest for those associated with the college as another former pupil, Oliver Kebble, will be doing exactly the same for Scotland. It would be great to have two alumni on the pitch at the same time and we wish them both the very best for Saturday.”

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