England's shock Six Nations squad selections - Ruck

England’s shock Six Nations squad selections

As Eddie Jones prepares to name his Championship party, we look back at some bolters from the past who may have slipped from your memory.

#1. Lesley Vainikola (5 caps)

After enjoying a prolific spell with Gloucester, Vainikolo was called into England’s 2008 Six Nations squad.

After making his debut against Wales, the Samoan winger kept his place on the wing for the remainder of the Championship.

Nevertheless, he was dropped for England’s tour of New Zealand that summer and never earned another cap thereafter.

Englands’ Lesley Vainikolo about to push aside Wales Lee Byrne – photo mandatory by-line: Phil Mingo/Pinnacle – Tel: +44(0)1363 881025 – Mobile: 0797 1270 681 – 02/02/2008 – SPORT – RUGBY – RBS 6 Nations, ENGLAND V WALES, TWICKENHAM, LONDON


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