After four England games it is clear Cokanasiga is no ordinary Joe | Robert Kitson

The giant winger has provoked plenty of hype but it is impossible to ignore the blindingly obvious – he is a rare talent

Plenty of talented players have played for England but some are more gifted than others. Those of us lucky enough to have been around when Jeremy Guscott first played for Bath immediately knew we were witnessing a special talent; watching a Warwickshire teenager called Neil Back score an eye-catching hat-trick in a sparsely attended age-group final at Twickenham remains another vivid scouting memory.

Then there was James Simpson-Daniel, so good he made even the late, great Jonah Lomu look ordinary during one memorable Barbarians game at Twickenham. Simpson-Daniel, cruelly dogged by injuries, won 10 caps but week-in week-out defenders would be left clutching the hyphen. To mention Danny Cipriani in such elevated company will irritate one or two but he could make things happen in his early Wasps days in a way few English fly-halves have ever done.

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