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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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Manu Tuilagi Sidelined Again Following Yet Another Injury

England and Leicester Tigers star Manu Tuilagi has been ruled out of action again following confirmation of yet another injury. The dynamic and powerful centre only returned to action during the preseason following a serious knee injury suffered last January and was looking to push his way back into the England squad for the Autumn Test series. Now, however, it has …

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“I Would Be Very Surprised If It Had Further Ramifications.” – Matt O’Connor

Manu Tuilagi is currently training with his club mates in Leicester as the Tigers continue their preparations ahead of the new Premiership season. Matt O’Conner’s side are up against Bath at Welford Road as they look to kick-off their campaign with a win.  For Tuilagi, he has the England incident hanging over him. The 26-year-old and his international colleague, Denny Solomona, …

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Manu Tuilagi And Denny Solomona Sent Home From Training Camp Due To ‘Team Culture Issues’

News has broken this Monday morning that Denny Solomona and Manu Tuilagi have both been sent home from England training camp due to apparent disciplinary reasons.  A very brief statement from the RFU states that both players have been sent home due to ‘team culture issues’. This coming after glowing comments from Eddie Jones on Manu Tuilagi the other day… …

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All Black Fan Pokes Fun At Lions, Sells ‘Rare’ Try In Online Auction

As Steve Hansen and Warren Gatland’s sniping ramps up tension before the first Test, a cheeky All Blacks fan has provided a bit of light-hearted relief by auctioning off a ‘rare’ Lions try online. The ‘try for sale’, which was listed in the ‘antiques and collectibles’ category of the Trade Me auction site, took aim at the conservative so-called ‘Warrenball’ …

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Could Manu Tuilagi End Up Becoming England’s Forgotten Man?

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Manu Tuilagi of England smiles after the RBS Six Nations match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on March 12, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi has been dogged by injury for well over a year and has only earned one appearance for England since Eddie Jones took over from Stuart Lancaster. It looks as though the place of a physical centre has been filled in Jones’ squad by Australian-born Worcester centre Ben Te’o. The 25-year-old is a hugely influential presence …

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England’s World Cup Squad Starts To Take Shape

As the second Six Nations in the latest World Cup cycle draws to a close this weekend, England’s plans for the next edition of the tournament in 2019 are moving up a gear – with almost as many as two thirds of the 31 man squad looking near certain to be selected for the competition in two years’ time. Barring …

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Four England XVs Highlighting The Country’s Depth Of Talent

Eddie Jones’ England are now on an unprecedented run of victories for the country, and part of that run of unparalleled form has been down to the depth of talent the head coach can choose from. Even with regulars like Billy and Mako Vunipola, Chris Robshaw and George Kruis out of the team, the side has still defeated both France …

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The Already Injured Six Nations XV

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Billy Vunipola of England runs with the ball during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on February 27, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Since the dawn of professionalism, rugby has become an increasingly attritional game. Players are now bigger, quicker and stronger than ever before, which in turn has led to greater and more dangerous collisions. In a study commissioned by the LNR (Ligue Nationale de Rugby) and FFR (Fédération Française de Rugby) cataloguing all of the injuries suffered by Top 14 players between …

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