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Euro news : declared in Rugby – Sale winger Solomona set sights on England call-up

referring to (Reuters) – Sale Sharks’ Denny Solomona says he is open to playing for England should the opportunity arise after he qualified to represent the country under rugby’s three-year residency rule earlier this month.
“Yes, 100 percent, if the opportunity presents itself, I’ll take it with both hands,” Solomona, a former Samoa rugby league international, told the Times.
“At the moment, I’m just focussing on the now and playing well for Sale.
“I’ve bought a house here, I’m engaged to marry an English girl, I’m well and truly inside the English culture now.
England had four New Zealand-born players — captain Dylan Hartley, prop Mako Vunipola, flanker Teimana Harrison and centre Ben Te’o — in this year’s Six Nations squad.

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Rugby – Sale winger Solomona set sights on England call-up – Rugby

“Yes, 100 percent, if the opportunity presents itself, I’ll take it with both hands,” Solomona, a former Samoa rugby league international, told the Times.
The Auckland-born winger has been drawing rave reviews in England’s Premiership since switching from rugby league in December and has scored 11 tries in as many games, including a first-half hat-trick against Wasps last month.
(Reuters) – Sale Sharks’ Denny Solomona says he is open to playing for England should the opportunity arise after he qualified to represent the country under rugby’s three-year residency rule earlier this month.
Solomona has also been tipped for a place on this year’s British and Irish Lions’ tour to New Zealand by former England back Austin Healey.
“At the moment, I’m just focussing on the now and playing well for Sale.

Rugby league convert Denny Solomona eyeing England role as Argentina tour looms

as informed in Rugby league convert Denny Solomona has declared an intention to represent England in international union.
There is always next year or the year after, but at the moment I’m trying to enhance my skills as a rugby union player.”
If England comes this summer, it comes, if it doesn’t, it doesn’t.
It was thought that the Yorkshire club, to whom Solomona was contracted until 2018, were seeking £500,000 ($622,000) in compensation.
England face Argentina again in the autumn before also playing host to Australia and Samoa at Twickenham.

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