|Birth name||Michael Young|
|Date of birth||31 December 1988|
|Place of birth||Hartlepool, England|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||84 kg (13 st 3 lb)|
|School||Brierton Comprehensive |
|Rugby union career|
He played for the Newcastle Falcons Middlesex Sevens side, helping them to the title in 2007. In 2008 he made his senior debut for the club, making 79 appearances in his three full seasons. Young moved to Leicester in 2011, remaining there until 2013 during which time Leicester won the premiership in 2013 and Anglo-Welsh Cup in 2012. In 2013 Young signed for Leicester's premiership rival, Bath.
In June 2009 Young was selected for the England Saxons, scoring a try on his debut against the USA in the Churchill Cup. He also helped the Saxons to victory in the last ever Churchill Cup in 2011, coming off the bench in the final against Canada. In 2011 Young played for England in an uncapped match as a replacement against the Barbarians.