Tuesday 21 October 2014

Danny Cipriani gets rare England start after six years

Published 17/06/2014 | 02:30

England fly-half, Danny Cipriani. Picture credit; Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
England fly-half, Danny Cipriani. Picture credit; Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

DANNY Cipriani has begun his climb back up England's fly-half pecking order after his international reintegration was rewarded with a first start since 2008.

Cipriani was a surprise inclusion in the England side due to face the Crusaders in Christchurch this morning.

The Sale playmaker's presence keeps Stephen Myler on the bench despite Cipriani having been behind his Northampton rival until his return to England's squad after a six-year hiatus.

Irish Independent

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