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USA Eagles enforcer Samu Manoa started the new Aviva Premiership season in fine form. Playing back-row for the Northampton Saints the Californian delivered a solid tackle on English test centre Billy Twelvetreess in the first half. His performance is a continauation from where he left off last season when Manoa was named in the Aviva Premiership Dream Team. Now aged 29 and into his fourth season of professional rugby in England. He is to be one of the highest profile premiership players involved in Rugby World Cup 2015 for teams other than England.