Ellis Genge receives death threats after not clapping Wales into tunnel

  • Online video shows aftermath of England’s Six Nations defeat
  • RFU condemns abuse after prop hits out at ‘keyboard warriors’

The England prop Ellis Genge has said he has received death threats after a video emerged online of him not clapping Wales into the tunnel after their Six Nations victory over Eddie Jones’ side on Saturday, which promptly led to the Rugby Football Union issuing a statement condemning the online abuse and hitting out at the lack of respect shown towards England players.

Genge, who came off the bench during England’s 40-24 defeat, posted on Twitter on Sunday night to explain why he stood motionless as his teammates applauded Wales back into the dressing rooms.

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