ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
REGISTER
LOGIN
ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
Thursday Jun 2, 2022

Tuilagi out of England's tour to Australia

It’s not been an easy ride for Manu Tuilagi. The past few seasons have seen the big man pick up injury after injury, with club and international appearances feeling like a novelty rather than a regularity.

ADVERTISEMENT

Despite playing for England for over 10 years now, the Samoan-born Tuilagi has only managed to amass 46 caps for the national side.

One of the hardest hitters in the world, Tuilagi is also a prolific try-scorer with 19 in total for England. His most famous probably came in the 2019 world cup semi-final against New Zealand, which really set the tempo for their famous victory.

Despite being known as one of the greatest centres in world rugby, he has only gained a handful of appearances since then due to injuries.

It would appear now that he is due to miss another of England’s summer tours, as reported by Sale Sharks this morning:

Sale Sharks have confirmed that Manu Tuilagi has undergone a routine procedure on his knee which will rule the 31-year-old out of this summer’s England tour to Australia.

ADVERTISEMENT

β€œThe club, in close consultation with England Rugby, have decided that a summer of rest and a full pre-season is the best course of action to ensure Manu is fit and available for Sale Sharks and England during a crucial year for both club and country. Everyone at the club wishes Manu all the best for his recovery and looks forward to seeing him at Carrington for the start of pre-season.”

tuilagi

This news comes in stark contrast to the news that came out just over 2 weeks ago. Back on the 17th of May, Eddie Jones was optimistic about Tuilagi’s progress prior to the 3 day England training camp:

β€œHe was looking very fit and enthusiastic and he really wants to make an imprint in this Australian tour. Our job withΒ SaleΒ is to get him physically right and ready to go.”

ADVERTISEMENT

With hopes of a complete recovery, Manu will be expecting to be back fighting fit for the start of the next premiership season.

Video Spacer

Related Articles

  • 17 WEEKS AGO

    Ellis Genge puts on his boxing gloves ready...

  • 17 WEEKS AGO

    Crazy scenes as player deliberately kicks...

  • 17 WEEKS AGO

    RFU make decision on transgender players...



ADVERTISEMENT

Great Tries

  • 9 WEEKS AGO

    Carlos Spencer Proves Why He Is Rugby's Greatest Ever Magician

  • 15 WEEKS AGO

    Jero De La Fuente pulls Hamstring and uses it to score incredible try

  • 15 WEEKS AGO

    Waisale Serevi: The greatest sevens player ever

  • 15 WEEKS AGO

    David Campese: The Aussie all time great

  • 16 WEEKS AGO

    The man who once raced a Cheetah: Bryan Habana

View All

Big Hits & Dirty Play

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Two Of World Rugby’s Best Set To Go Head-To-Head

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    Los Pumas Backrow Marcos Kremer Handed Mid-Range Ban Follow Red In Scotland Match

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Former Scottish Coach Under Fire For Controversial HIA Comments

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    England Hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie Hammers Beauden Barrett With Low Shot

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Massive Brawl in Scotland vs Argentina Thriller At BT Murrayfield

View All

See It To Believe It

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Finn Russell Sets Up Worldie Try As Scotland Flex Their Muscles Against 14-Man Argentina

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Kyle Sinckler pushes insane amount on the leg press

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Harry Potter misfires comeback spell as Bath defeat Leicester

  • 4 WEEKS AGO

    Lions Star Jordan Hendrikse Smashes 70m Penalty Kick

  • 5 WEEKS AGO

    Watch Adam Hastings hit 50m+ match winning drop goal in extraordinary scenes

View All

Funnies

  • 3 DAYS AGO

    Brutal Story Reveals How Tough Eddie Jones Is On His Staff

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Stuart Hogg Scares The Pants Off Duhan van der Merwe

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    One Year On From Freddie Steward's Brilliant Post Springbok Match Interview

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    World Class Sledging During Scotland vs Argentina Match Picked Up On Ref Mic

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Watch Joe Marler score a drop goal and a terrific try in Harlequins Vs Barbarians match

View All

Amateur

  • 17 WEEKS AGO

    Dubious Score Decides Result Of Rugby's Biggest Schools Fixture

  • 17 WEEKS AGO

    Incredible Scenes At School Boys Rugby Match

  • 17 WEEKS AGO

    The Next Dominant Backrow?

  • 18 WEEKS AGO

    Hilarious Club House Antics Shows Rugby Spirit

  • 23 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: South African Schools Rugby Is On Fire

View All

Player Features

  • 2 DAYS AGO

    Cipriani set to start in last Barbarians test of the year

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    Finn Russell very close to joining west-country Premiership outfit

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    South Africa name side without Cheslin Kolbe and other stars ahead of England match

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    Capuozzo among the winners at the World Rugby Awards

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Watch Joe Marler score a drop goal and a terrific try in Harlequins Vs Barbarians match

View All