Daily Mail’s England Rugby team of the future from 2012 didn't age well… Where are they now 12 years on? - Ruck

Daily Mail’s England Rugby team of the future from 2012 didn’t age well… Where are they now 12 years on?

In 2012, the Daily Mail’s website looked ahead and predicted which young talents might one day form the core of the England team.

While we usually wouldn’t be overly critical of inaccurate predictions when looking back with perfect hindsight (we’ve certainly made our fair share of mistakes over the years!), it’s hard to resist a bit of skepticism when it comes to the Mail. So, let’s just shrug it off and move on!

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#15. Ben Ransom

  • Status : Retired
  • Clubs : Saracens, Bedford Blues, London Irish
  • International? Not even close.
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#14. Marland Yarde

  • Status : Active
  • Current club: Free agent
  • Clubs : London Irish, Harlequins, Sale Sharks
  • International? 13 caps for England.
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#13. Jamie Elliott

  • Status : Active
  • Current club: Bedford Blues
  • Clubs : Northampton Saints, Zebre
  • International? 5 caps for England U20.
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#12. Manu Tuilagi

  • Status : Active
  • Current club: Bayonne
  • Clubs : Leicester Tigers, Sale Sharks
  • International? Won 60 caps, appearing at three World Cup’s

#11. Charlie Walker

  • Status : Active
  • Current club: Ealing Trailfinders
  • Clubs : Harlequins, Esher, Zebre
  • International? England U20 and Sevens.
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