Cipriani available for England

Date published: August 4 2015

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Danny Cipriani will be available for England's World Cup campaign after being re-bailed until November following his arrest in June.

The 27-year-old was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after an early-morning car crash in London at the start of June before being released on bail.

A police spokesman has confirmed that Cipriani has been re-bailed until mid-November pending further inquiries.

As a result, Cipriani will be available for England's World Cup campaign, with the tournament ending on October 31.

Stuart Lancaster had previously said he was waiting on the outcome of the police investigation before taking any action over Cipriani.

While Cipriani is now sure to be available to England, he still faces a battle to make the 31-man squad.

With George Ford and Owen Farrell ahead of him in the pecking order at fly-half, the presence of the versatile Henry Slade in the squad could cost Cipriani his spot.

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