‘Five England players to watch’ from 2009 supplied mixed results

In 2009, The Telegraph picked 5 English youngsters who they expected to develop into stars. Some have shined, but others have failed to establish themselves or even retired. #1. Billy Twelvetrees… The post ‘Five England players to watch’ from 2009 supplied mixed results appeared first on Ruck.

‘Five England players to watch’ from 2009 supplied mixed results

In 2009, The Telegraph picked 5 English youngsters who they expected to develop into stars. Some have shined, but others have failed to establish themselves or even retired.

#1. Billy Twelvetrees

What they said: “The 21-year-old centre has made just one start for the club this season, but what an impact he made, being named man of the match in the thrilling 32-32 Heineken Cup draw against the Ospreys and their stellar backline at Welford Road on Sunday.”

Now? The former Leicester starlet was for a while one of the most popular England players but now, aged 31 and playing for Gloucester, he struggles to even get his name linked to selection.

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