The fairy-tale continued for Waterloo RFC’s Rhys Hulse after he joined Premiership Rugby’s biggest names at a star-studded season launch at Twickenham last week.
They face Wasps, Saracens, Exeter Chiefs and Harlequins in the final four weeks of the Aviva Premiership Rugby season but Harry Mallinder is convinced Northampton Saints can still finish their league campaign with a flourish.
England will have few excuses should their lineout falter against Fiji on Friday night but Courtney Lawes is confident they won’t be needed.
Absolute beast: Cipriani pays tribute to former Sale Sharks ‘warhorse’ Andrew Sheridan after prop retires
The 34-year-old loosehead prop signed for Sale in 2003 and was part of the Sharks’ 2005/06 Premiership winning side.