Courtney Lawes warned clubmate Dan Biggar he is on the warpath as England rejected Sir Ian Botham's claim that they are an unhappy camp. Lawes has been tasked with upping the physicality on Saturday in Wales where England must win to keep alive their Six Nations title hopes. Last night the Northampton forward spelled out his intention to "rattle" Welsh playmaker Biggar and ignite England's tournament after a poor start. "My game is based on physicality and bringing that edge to the team," said Lawes. "I am always pretty sore after games as I try to make good hits – and plenty of them. "Biggs is pretty tough to be fair, especially for a 10. But I caught him the last time we played and he said he felt it, which I was kind of chuffed about. "He is obviously a class player so if I can get some pressure on him I certainly will. I don't think it will rattle him too much but I will try." If Biggar was in any doubt of what is coming his way, his Saints employers kindly posted a compilation video of Lawes’ “biggest hits” with the warning: “Half-backs, look away now…” England… Read full this story
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