In 2016, Cipriani was left out of new coach Eddie Jones' first elite player squad for the Six Nations.
Following an injury to Jonny Wilkinson, Cipriani regained the England number 10 shirt for the 2008 Autumn Internationals.
A keen all-round sportsman, Cipriani played junior football for Queens Park Rangers and was offered youth terms by Reading.
He also played schoolboy cricket for Berkshire and Oxfordshire.
Cipriani joined the London Wasps Academy full-time in the 2006–07 season.