Danny Cipriani is unlikely to change, and why should he? | The Breakdown

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England need the difference the soon-to-be Gloucester fly-half can provide, with the national side’s attack needing a reboot

Gloucester is less a king’s home for Danny Cipriani and more a pretender’s bolthole. The fly-half is being released by Wasps at the end of the season but instead of making an expected lucrative move to France, he is taking a pay-cut to put himself in contention for next year’s World Cup after his international career was revived last week.

Eddie Jones had ignored Cipriani for more than two years, with the England coach not seeing him as a starter ahead of George Ford and Owen Farrell and not wanting to risk souring the mood in the squad by harbouring a perceived recalcitrant tackle bag holder.

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Written by Paul Rees
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