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This English 15-year-old plays rugby like he's a Jonah Lomu/Bryan Habana hybrid

You are probably going to hear a lot about Tyrese Johnson-Fisher.

THE ENGLISH MEDIA usually get very, very excited about any young prospect they have in any sport, so it should only be a matter of time before Tyrese Johnson-Fisher appears on A League of Their Own, The Graham Norton Show and shows up in the crowd at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award show.

The 15-year-old centre plays for Oakham, who he led to the final of the Nat West Schools Cup U15 tournament after scoring these four tries.

As you can see from the highlights, it is like Rey Mysterio trying to tackle the Big Show.

Source: England Rugby/YouTube

I feel so sorry for this defender.


TJF (which will no doubt be his nickname in years to come) knows his way around a bosh. He is also a pretty seasoned celebrator for a youngster, although his preening is a little too close to Chris Ashton territory.



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