Rugby

Jones picks teenage flyhalf in England squad

2017-09-22 11:01
Eddie Jones (Getty)

Cape Town - England head coach Eddie Jones has selected his latest squad to take part in a training camp at the end of the week. 

33 players will convene in Oxford on Sunday 24 September for the three-day camp. 

The squad includes uncapped 18-year-old Harlequins flyhalf Marcus Smith and Bath hooker Tom Dunn while Quins prop Kyle Sinckler, Wasps flanker James Haskell and Bath centre Jonathan Joseph are not included. 

The camp will provide a chance for the squad to continue their preparations for the upcoming end-of-year series that will see England play Argentina (11 November), Australia (18 November) and Samoa (25 November). 

“This camp in Oxford is a really positive opportunity for the group to come back together and sharpen our focus and preparation ahead of our first match against Argentina,” Jones told England Rugby. 

“This is our most important game this year and we want the players to come away from camp having trained well with a clear plan of how we want to play and win against the Pumas."

England training squad:

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

Backs: Mike Brown (Harlequins), Danny Care (Harlequins), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Piers Francis (Northampton Saints), Alex Lozowski (Saracens), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Marcus Smith (Harlequins), Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors), Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby), Marland Yarde (Harlequins), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)

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