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Sunday Aug 25, 2019

Kyle Sinckler wins over critics with epic all-round performance

Although Manu Tuilagi received the man of the match award against Ireland on Saturday, Kyle Sinckler has been getting a lot of praise over social media.

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The 26-year-old prop made more metres with ball-in-hand and more tackles than any other front rower at Twickenham and his handling skills in the build up to Tom Curry’s second half try were lovely to watch.

However more importantly for Sinckler, he didn’t give away a single penalty. In recent games he has come under heavy criticism over his temperament but with no penalties against his name in his past four England appearances, Sinckler looks to have resolved this disciplinary issue.

And although he didn’t get on the score sheet, England went on to beat Ireland 57-15 in south west London which is a record score in the history of the fixture. Full match highlights are available below:

 

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