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Manu Tuilagi Turns Down Big Money Move To Racing 92

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England international, Manu Tuilagi has rejected an offer from French rugby powerhouse, Racing 92 in favour of signing a new deal with Leicester Tigers. The robust centre had been to France to discuss terms with the Parisians but has since decided to stay loyal to the club with whom he has spent his entire career. The 27-year-old said on Leicester’s …

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‘Excited Kid’ Tuilagi Eager For England Return, Says Youngs

“Excited kid” Manu Tuilagi has been promised an early sight of the ball by Leicester and England team-mate Ben Youngs should he come off the bench against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday. It is more than two years since Tuilagi played the last of his 26 England Tests, with the powerhouse centre’s career interrupted by several groin, knee and hamstring …

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Eddie Jones Gives Update On Tuilagi, Lawes And Curry Availability

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Eddie Jones says England are “cautiously optimistic” that Manu Tuilagi will recover from a groin strain in time to face New Zealand at Twickenham this weekend. Tuilagi, 27, was withdrawn from the bench on the eve of Saturday’s nailbiting 12-11 victory over South Africa after sustaining the injury during a training session at the squad’s Portugal camp. He was set …

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Ashton To End English Exile As Tuilagi Ruled Out Of Springboks Clash

Manu Tuilagi’s long-awaited return to England duty has been put on hold once again after the centre was ruled out of Saturday’s international against South Africa at Twickenham with a minor groin strain. Tuilagi, who had been named on the bench, suffered the injury during training on Thursday and it was announced Friday that he had been withdrawn from England …

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Manu Tuilagi Back To His Best In Thumping Win Over Scarlets

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Manu Tuilagi rolled back the years with a superb physically dominating performance to help his Leicester Tigers side secure a vital 45-27 win over the Scarlets at Welford Road.  There was little separating the sides at halftime where the Tigers took a narrow 15-13 lead into the break but a powerful second-half performance spearheaded by the 27-year-old saw the home …

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Manu Tuilagi Cleared After Citing For Tackle On Munster Star

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Leicester Tigers have received a boost with the news that Manu Tuilagi has been cleared, after being cited for his hit on Munster flanker Chris Cloete. The giant centre appeared to hit the South African high after chasing down a ball in the second half. Munster dug deep to win the game at Welford Road on Sunday, which appears to …

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Cian Healy And Manu Tuilagi In Hot Water Over Weekend Incidents

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Cian Healy’s yellow card was one of the major talking points from this weekend’s Champions Cup games. The Ireland international loosehead rushed into a ruck high and leading with his shoulder. Although he was only sin-binned, many felt the punishment could have been harsher. “No force, no speed, yellow card.” Should Cian Healy have been sent off for this shoulder …

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Watch: BT Sport Inspired Manu Tuilagi By Using A Picture Of Chris Ashton

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Not many will forget Manu Tuilagi’s run-in with Chris Ashton in 2011, where the pair met in a skirmish, before the giant centre laid the now-Toulon winger flat out on the ground with a monstrous hit. During the 2011 Premiership semi-final between Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints, the England internationals clashed after a late tackle on Ashton. Punches were thrown, with …

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Mako Vunipola And Manu Tuilagi Call For Revenue Share With Samoa

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 01: Mako Vunipola, the England prop, poses at the Pennyhill Park on February 1, 2016 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

It comes as no surprise that the difference in income between the England and Samoa rugby players is significant. However, the reported gap ahead of their upcoming November international says a lot. It is believed that those donning the Red Rose in Twickenham will pick up match fees in the region of £22,000, while their opponents’ wages will come in somewhere …

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