England speedster set for recall after impressing Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones is set to recall winger Ruaridh McConnochie when international rugby returns next month.

The speedster, as he had promised in the build-up, was clearly determined to show the England coaching contingent he has not lost the X-factor which earned him World Cup squad selection in Japan last year.

From lower-league obscurity with Nuneaton to an Olympic silver medal in 2016, followed by a switch to 15s with Bath and thrilling late-bolter selection for Eddie Jones’s 2019 World Cup squad, he offers a ray of hope to every aspirational lower league player out there.

The Aussie spoke after the game, singling out the speedster for praise following Bath’s 38-16 win against Leicester Tigers on Saturday


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Quins boss Paul Gustard compared the back-rower to Fiji superstar Leone Nakarawa after the 22 year old responded to England disappointment in emphatic style with a blockbuster attacking display against Saracens. He’s someone who can make something out of nothing. 

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