Manu Tuilagi admits he hid injury that led to extended England layoff21

Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday.
 Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Manu Tuilagi has revealed how he could have avoided more than a year of his injury layoff if he had come clean regarding his initial groin problem, describing the lengths he went to in order to hide it.

Manu Tuilagi admits he hid injury that led to extended England layoff20

Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday.
 Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Manu Tuilagi has revealed how he could have avoided more than a year of his injury layoff if he had come clean regarding his initial groin problem, describing the lengths he went to in order to hide it.

Manu Tuilagi admits he hid injury that led to extended England layoff19

Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday.
 Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Manu Tuilagi has revealed how he could have avoided more than a year of his injury layoff if he had come clean regarding his initial groin problem, describing the lengths he went to in order to hide it.

Manu Tuilagi admits he hid injury that led to extended England layoff18

Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday.
 Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Manu Tuilagi has revealed how he could have avoided more than a year of his injury layoff if he had come clean regarding his initial groin problem, describing the lengths he went to in order to hide it.

Manu Tuilagi admits he hid injury that led to extended England layoff17

Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday.
 Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Manu Tuilagi has revealed how he could have avoided more than a year of his injury layoff if he had come clean regarding his initial groin problem, describing the lengths he went to in order to hide it.

Manu Tuilagi admits he hid injury that led to extended England layoff16

Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday.
 Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Manu Tuilagi has revealed how he could have avoided more than a year of his injury layoff if he had come clean regarding his initial groin problem, describing the lengths he went to in order to hide it.

Manu Tuilagi admits he hid injury that led to extended England layoff15

Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday.
 Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Manu Tuilagi has revealed how he could have avoided more than a year of his injury layoff if he had come clean regarding his initial groin problem, describing the lengths he went to in order to hide it.

Manu Tuilagi admits he hid injury that led to extended England layoff14

Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday.
 Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Manu Tuilagi has revealed how he could have avoided more than a year of his injury layoff if he had come clean regarding his initial groin problem, describing the lengths he went to in order to hide it.

Manu Tuilagi admits he hid injury that led to extended England layoff13

Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday.
 Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Manu Tuilagi has revealed how he could have avoided more than a year of his injury layoff if he had come clean regarding his initial groin problem, describing the lengths he went to in order to hide it.

Manu Tuilagi admits he hid injury that led to extended England layoff12

Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday.
 Manu Tuilagi takes part in England training before the pre-World Cup Test against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Manu Tuilagi has revealed how he could have avoided more than a year of his injury layoff if he had come clean regarding his initial groin problem, describing the lengths he went to in order to hide it.