Danny Cipriani

English rugby union player Danny Cipriani

Daniel Jerome Cipriani is an English rugby union footballer. He plays fly-half, centre and fullback. He has played for London Wasps and England. He's about to make his return to English rugby with Sale Sharks having played Super Rugby for two seasons as a member of the inaugural Melbourne Rebels squad.
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Gopperth strikes down former club Newcastle as Wasps go top
Yahoo News - about 1 year
New Zealand utility back Jimmy Gopperth extended his lead at the top of the English Premiership points scorers charts on Friday as Wasps edged his former club Newcastle 34-30 to go top of the table. Gopperth, who also enjoyed a successful spell at Irish province Leinster before moving across the Irish Sea to join Wasps, made an immediate impact after coming on at the beginning of the second-half for an injured Danny Cipriani, who had made his mark by scoring a try in the opening period. Gopperth, 33, went over for a try which he converted to give the visitors the lead after trailing 22-21 at the break with the hosts having burst out from the blocks and scored two early tries to give themselves a 12-0 advantage.
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Rugby Union - Depleted Wasps too good for Warriors
Yahoo News - about 1 year
- Tries by Brendan Macken and Dan Robson inspired a Wasps side missing 16 frontline players to a 26-12 victory over struggling Worcester Warriors in the English Premiership. Wasps -- missing among others their two kickers Danny Cipriani and New Zealand veteran Jimmy Gopperth -- move to second a point adrift of champions Saracens, who went down to just their second loss of the season, a 14-11 defeat by fast-improving Bath. Wasps director of rugby Dai Young was pleased as punch with his players efforts considering the absentees through injury and international call-ups with the England team. ...
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Cipriani to return to his roots with Wasps
Reuters.com - about 2 years
LONDON (Reuters) - Maverick England flyhalf Danny Cipriani is returning to his former club Wasps in a bid to revive his international career.
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Rugby-Cipriani and Easter in England squad to face Wales
Yahoo News - about 3 years
England have named flyhalf Danny Cipriani in a 25-man squad for the Six Nations opener against Wales in Cardiff on Friday, while number eight Nick Easter returns for the first time since the 2011 World Cup. The 27-year-old Cipriani, who has not been included since last summer's tour of New Zealand, and Easter, 36, who last featured in the World Cup quarter-final defeat by France, are set to start on the bench at the Millennium Stadium. A quartet of British and Irish Lions -- Dan Cole, Tom Croft, Tom Youngs and prop Mako Vunipola -- are also in Stuart Lancaster's party while centre Jonathan Joseph returns for the first time since the 2013 Argentina tour.
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Last-gasp Saracens preserve Premiership lead
Yahoo News - about 4 years
George Kruis scored a late match-winning try as Saracens beat Sale 24-19 on Saturday to preserve their grip on first place in the English Premiership. Inspired by former England fly-half Danny Cipriani, who scored a try, a conversion, a picture-perfect drop goal and a penalty, Sale had led with six minutes to play, only for Kruis to make a decisive late contribution at Allianz Park. The lock forced his way over in the left-hand corner in the 74th minute, with Charlie Hodgson converting and adding a penalty before replacement Nick Macleod gave Sale a deserved bonus point with a penalty. The result left Saracens with eight wins from nine Premiership matches this season, but director of rugby Mark McCall praised Sale for their battling performance.
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Wasps set Sale for final day
Bucks Free Press - almost 5 years
WASPS will not get the chance to play against their former fly half Danny Cipriani in the final Aviva Premiership fixture of the season tomorrow.
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Danny Cipriani hit by a bus, taken to hospital
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 5 years
Danny Cipriani has been released from hospital after being hit by a double-decker bus while on a pub crawl in Leeds with his Sale Sharks team-mates.
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Kelly Brook and Danny Cipriani's romance 'going well'
Monsters and Critics - almost 5 years
Rugby player Danny Cipriani says his and Kelly Brook's rekindled relationship is 'going well' so far and has described her
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Wasps aim to defend home run
Bucks Free Press - about 5 years
DANNY Cipriani could finally return to Adams Park tomorrow as Sale arrive in Wycombe with a place in the semi-finals of the LV=Cup on the line.
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Danny Cipriani is man to save Sale - John Mitchell
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
Danny Cipriani has been acclaimed as an ‘exceptional talent’ by John Mitchell, the man poised to launch a salvage operation at Sale. Mitchell is considering an offer to return to the Cheshire club.
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Sale 34 Cardiff 33: Danny Cipriani inspires Heineken Cup comeback
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
Danny Cipriani was Sale's hero as the Premiership strugglers overturned a 27-12 deficit to gain a dramatic, morale-boosting triumph over Cardiff on their return to the Heineken Cup.
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Sale 19 London Welsh 29: Danny Cipriani not to blame says Bryan Redpath
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
Sale crashed to a fourth successive defeat on Friday night, but head coach Bryan Redpath refused to blame Danny Cipriani.
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Danny Cipriani will come good, says Bryan Redpath
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
Sale director of rugby Bryan Redpath is determined to give Danny Cipriani plenty of time to become a force in the Premiership again.
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Danny Cipriani talks to Rugby Club
Byron Shire News - almost 6 years
Danny Cipriani talks to The Rugby Club about art galleries and his time in Melbourne, his "luck" with women - and his British and Irish lions hopes.
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Danny Cipriani will return to England 'a better player and person'
London Evening Standard - almost 6 years
Danny Cipriani believes he will return to England "a better player and a better person" following his 18-month stint with Melbourne Rebels.
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Timeline
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    TWENTIES
  • 2016
    Age 28
    He was convicted after a 5 day trial of drink driving before Westminster Magistrates' Court on the 24 June 2016.
    In February 2016 it was announced that Cipriani would rejoin Wasps for the 2016–17 season.
    In 2016, Cipriani was left out of new coach Eddie Jones' first elite player squad for the Six Nations.
    In 2016, Cipriani was found guilty of drinking and driving after his Mercedes crashed into a mini cab following a night out.
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  • 2015
    Age 27
    Cipriani was arrested for drink driving after the Mercedes he was driving was involved in a collision with a taxi at 05:15 on the 1 June 2015.
  • 2014
    Age 26
    In May 2014 Cipriani was selected for England's 30-man squad for the three match tour to New Zealand in June.
  • 2012
    Age 24
    He has scored over 200 points, including four tries in the first four games of the 2012–13 LV= Cup, making him the second highest points scorer behind Harlequins' Ben Botica, in this year he also helped Sale reach the LV= Cup Final, has scored a sensational try against Scarlets and, up to this point, been an integral part of Sale Sharks survival bid in this seasons Aviva Premiership.
  • 2011
    Age 23
    In the 2011 season he was criticised for his poor defence.
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    Cipriani is the first England international player to join an Australian Super Rugby team. As of 23 November 2011, he has played 12 matches for the Melbourne Rebels and scored 108 points.
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    He trained at fly-half, and in early 2011 was one of two captains to lead the Rebels in two friendly trials against the visiting Tongans.
  • 2010
    Age 22
    Cipriani played his last home match for London Wasps on 1 May 2010 against Cardiff Blues in the Amlin Challenge Cup semi-final.
    Despite issues with his Australian work visa, Cipriani joined Rebels for pre-season training in late 2010.
    During September 2010 Cipriani trained with the Milton Keynes Dons and was reportedly offered the chance to sign with them if he did not enjoy his first season in Melbourne.
    In September 2010, Cipriani went to Denver to train with the Colorado Rapids, which he said was for "altitude training".
    In August 2010 Neil Warnock, manager of the London-based football club Queens Park Rangers, revealed Cipriani would train with the Rangers and might even play for the reserves in preparation for his move to Melbourne.
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    In February 2010, the London Wasps announced Cipriani would join the Melbourne Rebels.
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  • 2009
    Age 21
    Cipriani enjoyed a good start to the 2009–10 season with Wasps, only to injure himself in a match against Northampton Saints, a match in which he incidentally scored his first try of the season.
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  • 2008
    Age 20
    Following an injury to Jonny Wilkinson, Cipriani regained the England number 10 shirt for the 2008 Autumn Internationals.
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    Cipriani made his return to London Wasps in a Premiership match against Bath on 1 October 2008.
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    On 18 May 2008, Cipriani suffered a fracture dislocation of his right ankle during Wasps semi-final play-off victory over Bath.
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    Cipriani was named in the England Saxons squad on 1 July 2008.
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    He started the match against Ireland on 15 March 2008, which England won 33–10, replacing Jonny Wilkinson at fly-half.
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    His starting debut for England was due to be realised when he was picked at full-back for the game against Scotland on 8 March 2008.
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    He was called up to the England squad for the 2008 Six Nations Championship.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 2007
    Age 19
    He just missed out on selection for the 2007 Rugby World Cup for England, despite spending the summer in their training camp.
    Cipriani was part of the Saxons' side that won the Churchill Cup at Twickenham in 2007.
    He started as Wasps won the 2007 Heineken Cup Final.
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    He initially played for London Wasps under-21 team and London Wasps A team before making more regular appearances for the first team in 2007.
  • 2006
    Age 18
    Cipriani joined the London Wasps Academy full-time in the 2006–07 season.
  • 2003
    Age 15
    He joined Wasps Academy in 2003 and made his debut against Bristol Rugby aged 17 in December 2004 in the Powergen Cup.
    He started his professional career at the Wasps academy in 2003 and has moved up to the highest level of professional rugby, by playing for some of the top clubs in the world and by representing his country.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1987
    Born
    Born on November 2, 1987.
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