Mon 11 Mar 2019 | 11:36

Injured England star returns to club

Injured England star returns to club
Mon 11 Mar 2019 | 11:36
Injured England star returns to club

SQUAD UPDATE: England head coach Eddie Jones has called up 31 players to prepare for their final Six Nations match against Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.

Maro Itoje (Saracens) has returned to his club to continue to rehabilitation.

Itoje missed England’s last three games due to knee ligament damage.

The group include uncapped quartet Ben Earl, Elliott Stooke, Marcus Smith and Ollie Thorley.

England head into the final round still with a chance of winning the Championship, needing to beat Scotland, while hoping Wales lose to Ireland.

Jones’ side have recorded victories over Ireland, France and Italy in the competition so far.

England squad:

Forwards: Dan Cole, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Tom Curry, Ben Earl, Charlie Ewels, Ellis Genge, Jamie George, Nathan Hughes, George Kruis, Joe Launchbury, Ben Moon, Brad Shields, Kyle Sinckler, Elliott Stooke, Billy Vunipola, Harry Williams, Mark Wilson.

Backs: Joe Cokanasiga, Elliot Daly, Owen Farrell (captain), George Ford, Jonathan Joseph, Jonny May, Jack Nowell, Dan Robson, Henry Slade, Marcus Smith, Ollie Thorley, Ben Te’o, Manu Tuilagi, Ben Youngs.

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