out there on the field. Im just not as sharp as I could be. I came back on 20 September -- and I think it was proba- bly a bit too early. After my first game back against Worcester, I couldnt move for a week. I trained hard for months. I felt good andstrongbutIwentoutthereandtook a hit and thought I am actually very weak.Inthelastcoupleof gamesIhave started to get used to the knocks and am recovering quicker. I want to play for England but I want to play when I know I am sharp and fir- ing on all cylinders. At the moment I am not too sure if I am. I will do everything in my powers to be sharp enough if I can. 42 Friday, 23 October 2009 London Lite LITESPORT has teamed up with the RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION to offer one lucky winner a pair of tickets to see England take on Argentina at Fortress Twickenham on Saturday, 14 November (kick-off: 2.30pm). 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(Texts cost 50p plus standard network charges). Or, e-mail us at sport.win@thelondonlite. co.uk and leave the same details (please specify Rugby in the subject field). All entries to be received by 9am tomorrow. Entrants must be over 18 (only one entry per person). Usual rules apply. Winners will be chosen at random. The editors decision is final. Moody blues for Armitage at Madejski STEFFON ARMITAGE and Lewis Moody -- the two main rivals for the England No7 shirt against Australia in a fortnight -- go head-to-head at the Madejski tomorrow as Leicester Tigers arrive at London Irish for a Premiership Final replay. Moody is known as Crazy Horse because of his fearless approach, while Armitage is also willing to endure heavy hits after last seasons 10-9 Twickenham defeat. The Exiles flanker said: I have to roll with the blows, get in and out of the contact situations as quickly as possible. Hopefully, I can steer clear of injury -- its a huge blow to lose so many experienced guys from the England squad. I have to do everything I can to stay fit and keep performing against teams like Leicester. I have a few ideas of what Lewis might do in certain situations and I am really looking forward to the challenge. Tiger tamer: Steffon Armitage CAPTAIN Will Skinner sits out Harlequins visit to Worcester tomorrow with an ankle injury so Nick Easter will lead the team and Neil McMillan will wear the No7 jersey. George Robson has completed his ban for head-butting Wasps Joe Simpson in the opening game of the season and joins James Percival in the second row. Quins, runners-up in the Premiership last season, have just one win in five games so far and cannot afford to slip up on a tricky trip to Worcester. 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Entrants must be over 18 WIN TICKETS TO SEE ENGLAND PLAY ARGENTINA AT TWICKENHAM Im not sharp enough for England, admits Sackey GUINNESS PREMIERSHIP Tomorrow BathvNewcastle(2.15pm),GloucestervWASPS(5.35pm, SkySports1),LONDONIRISHvLeicester(3.15pm,SkySports2), NorthamptonvSale(3pm),WorcestervHARLEQUINS,(3pm) Sunday SARACENSvLeedsCarnegie(3pm) WEEKEND FIXTURES P W D L F A PTS SARACENS 5 5 0 0 100 70 20 LONDON IRISH 5 4 0 1 149 59 19 WASPS 5 4 0 1 102 76 16 NHAMPTON 5 3 0 2 108 80 15 LEICESTER 5 3 1 1 81 64 15 WORCESTER 5 2 0 3 85 87 10 GLOUCESTER 5 2 0 3 90 101 9 BATH 5 1 1 3 76 86 8 SALE 5 1 1 3 69 88 8 HARLEQUINS 5 1 1 3 63 91 7 NEWCASTLE 5 0 3 2 63 79 7 LEEDS CARN 5 0 1 4 43 148 2 WASPS wing Paul Sackey is desperate to help Martin Johnsons injury-hit England during the Autumn Tests but he admits: Im not sure Im sharp enough yet. Arguably the sharpest wideman in rugby over the past five years, Sackey fears his rush back into action seven months after a double fracture of his legmayhavebluntedhisabilitytoscore tries against Australia, Argentina and New Zealand next month. Now 29, Sackey has scored 11 tries in 22 games for England but finds himself in the Saxons squad this autumn. Before tomorrows clash against Gloucester at Kingsholm -- his sixth game since breaking his leg against Ireland in the Six Nations last March -- Sackey admits: It is amazing how the game changes in seven months and how you lose your fitness. The contact you take in games is immense. You could never understand it until you get Sackey has some other suggestions forEnglandbossJohnson.Withinjuries a major concern, he said: I am biased but Dominic Waldouck and Joe Simp- son at Wasps have been outstanding for us while Shane Geraghty has really stepped up in the last couple of weeks and Ben Foden and Nick Abendanon are playing really well. It is a big opportunity for guys like them. Some of the players who are now injured may have just rested on their laurels a little. There are some young hungry guys coming through who might make a bigger impact. Whenthemainguyscomeback,then they will want to step up their games so it could work well for England. Wasps will play Ben Broster at loose- head prop due to Phil Vickerys neck operation. Joe Worsley, having under- gone daily treatment for a neck injury of his own, is expected to start. GLOUCESTER V WASPS TOMORROW, 5.35PM (SKY SPORTS 1) BY NEAL COLLINS Sharpening up: Paul Sackey on the run for Wasps against Racing-Metro last week index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html