Rugby

Jones names 33-man England squad

2017-11-06 10:56
Eddie Jones (Getty)

Cape Town - England head coach Eddie Jones has called up 33 players ahead of the first Test of their end-of-year series against Argentina on Saturday.

Elliot Daly (Wasps) has been recalled after he was withdrawn from the squad that travelled to Portugal having picked up a knee injury last Saturday.

Apprentice Marcus Smith (Harlequins) will continue his treatment at his club this week after he sprained his foot in Portugal.

England’s forward pack will train against Wales in Bristol on Monday morning before travelling back to Pennyhill Park in the afternoon to continue their preparation with the rest of the squad.

Tom Dunn (Bath), Nick Isiekwe (Saracens), Zach Mercer (Bath) and Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs) will remain at Pennyhill Park on a separate training schedule on Monday.

England squad:

Forwards

Tom Curry (Sale Sharks), Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby), Nathan Hughes (Wasps), Nick Isiekwe (Saracens), Maro Itoje (Saracens), George Kruis (Saracens), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Zach Mercer (Bath)*, Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs), Sam Underhill (Bath), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Tom Dunn (Bath), Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers), Jamie George (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs) 

Backs

Mike Brown (Harlequins), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Semesa Rokoduguni (Bath), Denny Solomona (Sale Sharks), Anthony Watson (Bath), Danny Care (Harlequins), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Piers Francis (Northampton Saints), Jonathan Joseph (Bath), Alex Lozowski (Saracens), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)

*Apprentice player

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