Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani has been left out of England’s 36-man squad for their training camp in Bristol, which begins on Sunday.
And it’s fair to say fans are not happy…
Let’s not get too carried away with who has and hasn’t been picked by Eddie Jones for the @EnglandRugby training squad. That won’t be the squad announced for the Autumn Internationals and he loves plying mind games! @DannyCipriani87 is England’s best 10 fact!
— Andy Goode (@AndyGoode10) September 20, 2018
Ben Stokes: Hey “Danny Cipriani” hows things?
Danny Cipriani: Eddie Jones dropped me for conviction stuff, which given he’s an Aussie, is just ironic.
Ben Stokes: I told you to play cricket if you wanted to keep beating folk up and getting away with it.
— Koba Fern (@Kobafernalateri) September 20, 2018
Sometimes it ain’t about what goes down on the field. Sometimes it’s about what goes down in the clubs. Cipriani is a risk, no-one wants the rest of the team to be collateral damage for his nonsense. https://t.co/k2pErWfjAs
— Fredi Smith ☺ (@FrediSmith) September 20, 2018
Fuck off has Eddie Jones actually picked Ford ahead of Cipriani in the England training squad
— jmw (@Jamesmw69) September 20, 2018
Mind games from Eddie. 🤨 Cipriani is at his best when he has a point to prove.
— Nathan (@Nathann_09) September 20, 2018
This is a joke. “Cipriani will be judged on his rugby” – plays well for Gloucester then is left out. Meanwhile, Chris Ashton gets banned for 7 weeks but is included, as well as Manu Tuilagi, a guy who can barely string 2 games together. Baffling decisions.
— Lack of Afro (@lackofafromusic) September 20, 2018
100%, squad will look completely different for Autumn Series and IMO, Simmonds and Cipriani are arguably in the top 5 of in-form players in the league.. Jones loves playing mind games and getting the media talking.
— Nath Geekie (@nathgeekie) September 20, 2018
I don’t understand Eddie Jones and RFU in all this Cipriani circus. What must he do to convince them? https://t.co/I9YH9wsUyC
— Tungsten™ (@kollonabiswa) September 20, 2018
Tuilagi IN -no choir boy
Cipriani OUT -you get the drift#confused
— Sonja McLaughlan (@Sonjamclaughlan) September 20, 2018
Me struggling to work out why Danny Cipriani hasn’t been included in England’s training squad pic.twitter.com/Z46KtpP65X
— Alex Lambe 🏉 (@RugbyLambo) September 20, 2018
Alex Lozowski or Danny Cipriani. It’s insane. I bet Jones rates Piers Francis over Cipriani…
— Nick Marshall (@nmarshall1990) September 20, 2018
Do you think, Cipriani not being the first choice kicker at Gloucester has hurt his chances?
— PAJD92 (@pajd92) September 20, 2018
Is this the first squad since Cipriani got arrested on a boozy pre-season night out? Maybe Jones doesn’t want that immature behaviour in the squad? (despite Cipriani’s undoubted great form at the moment!) He’d better hope he’s not making a selection rod for his own back though!
— In Oxford (@Oxford_Life) September 20, 2018
No Cipriani 👀 pic.twitter.com/rhZfznk6wg
— Matthew (@MatthewRiding) September 20, 2018
NO CIPRIANI ???!!!??? WTF ??? Idiots !!!
— Richard🏴 (@Richard26172) September 20, 2018
I think it’s a massive sign of respect Jones has for Cipriani that he thinks he is that good that he doesn’t even need to see him train…
— Stuart Cook (@StueyCookie) September 20, 2018
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