Eddie reveals his hand with latest England squad
SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 26-man training squad to convene for a second three-day camp from Thursday until Saturday.
In addition, seven players will be in camp for reconditioning.
“We had a good three-day camp last week working on the basics and developing our cohesion as a group.
“This week the focus is to raise the standard as we continue our preparation for the Italy game.”
The 1️⃣2️⃣ uncapped players in Eddie’s training squad 👋👇🌹 pic.twitter.com/V9D3v4eExj
— England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) October 15, 2020
England have six upcoming fixtures starting with the uncapped clash against the Barbarians on October 25.
Following a trip to Rome to face Italy (October 31) in the final round of the delayed 2020 Six Nations, England will play four matches as part of the Nations Cup.
Internationals at Twickenham Stadium against Georgia (November 14) and Ireland (November 21), an away match v Wales (November 28) before returning to Twickenham for a placing match to determine final position in the competition (December 6).
Forwards: Tom Curry, Alex Dombrandt*, Tom Dunn*, Ellis Genge, Jamie George, Joe Heyes*, Ted Hill, Maro Itoje, Simon Kerrod*, Beno Obano*, David Ribbans*, Billy Vunipola, Mark Wilson
Backs: Ali Crossdale*, Elliot Daly, Tom de Glanville*, Fraser Dingwall*, Owen Farrell, George Ford, Willi Heinz, Ollie Lawrence*, Joe Marchant, Jonny May, Alex Mitchell*, Ollie Thorley*, Ben Youngs.
Reconditioning: Charlie Ewels, Jonathan Joseph, Joe Marler, Will Stuart, Sam Underhill, Mako Vunipola, Anthony Watson.
* Uncapped player