He finished the World Cup as one of the top-rated players in the tournament and has
played 19 times for England.
“I’ve hopefully got ten years - and the rest - of playing rugby at the top level ahead of me,” Tait, 21, said to The Times, “but I’m doing the degree because I enjoy it. I wouldn’t do it if I didn’t.
'It is nice to have something different to do away from rugby. The university are letting me do it part-time, but I missed a lot of work while I was at the World Cup so I’m studying three hours a day to catch up.”