Manu Tuilagi admits to assaulting police officers, won't be part of Rugby World Cup

Manu Tuilagi will play no part in the Rugby World Cup, England coach Stuart Lancaster has said.

The explosive England back has been convicted of three charges of assault on police officers, and one of criminal damage.

A joint statement was released today.

According to the BBC, Tuilagi was arrested in Leicester city centre at 3am on Sunday, 26 April.

"He is understood to have grabbed a taxi driver by the throat and kicked the vehicle's wing mirror before pushing two female police officers in the chest as they attempted to handcuff him.

England Rugby and Leicester Tigers have taken…

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