"Bench Farrell" - The exciting backline Woodward wants England to pick during the Autumn - Page 2 of 3 - Ruck

“Bench Farrell” – The exciting backline Woodward wants England to pick during the Autumn

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  • 13. Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs)
  • 12. Many Tuilagi (Sale Sharks)

WOODWARD WROTE: “If Smith gets the nod, Farrell must go on the bench. England need a fit Manu Tuilagi — or someone with his qualities — playing 12. England must find a 10-12-13 combination that is going to frighten the world.

“I don’t think Smith and Farrell together will worry those teams who have kicked on since Japan 2019. Smith (or Farrell) at 10, Manu at 12 and Henry Slade at 13 is as good as anything out there — all playing in their best positions.”

DID YOU KNOW? He was named Manusamoa, after the name of the Samoan national team, Manu Samoa, because his brother Freddie was selected for Samoa at the World Cup in 1991, the year Manu was born

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