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Cipriani gets England recall ahead of New Zealand tour

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Danny Cipriani's six-year England exile came to an end Thursday when he was named in a preliminary training squad ahead of next month's tour of New Zealand. 

England fly half Danny Cipriani watches the ball after kicking downfield against South Africa during the Investec Challenge international rugby match, at Twickenham, west of London, on November 22, 2008

Not since the fly-half won the last of his seven caps in 2008 has Cipriani had any senior England involvement but his call-up by national coach Stuart Lancaster was acknowledgement of a fine season at Sale, where he helped the north-west side to a sixth-placed finish in the Premiership.

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