Man-for-man marking from England’s 58-14 victory over Italy at Twickenham
Both Manu Tuilagi and Brad Shields scored two tries apiece in either half, with Jamie George and Jonny May adding to the first-half demolition that saw the bonus point secured with just 32 minutes on the clock.
After Tuilagi added his second, George Kruis and Dan Robson got in on the act before Shields sealed the victory with his second try, securing their fifth-biggest victory over Italy in the 25 meetings between these two sides.
But it was the performance of young wing Joe Cokanasiga that really caught the eye, with the 21-year-old claiming the man-of-the-match award with a display rarely seen by an England player, utilising is incredible athleticism with raw speed and brute strength.
Italy’s two tries came in either half, with fly-half Tommaso Allan scoring early on that briefly brought Italy level at 7-7. while Luca Morisi added a late consolation when the game was already lost.
So how did the player perform on Saturday? Click on the gallery above to find out.
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