Squad named for Wales match 10FEB
Posted by: UnofficialEnglandRugby (IP Logged)
Date: 05 February, 2018 16:59

England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 32-man squad to begin preparations for their second NatWest 6 Nations match against Wales on Saturday 10 February.

The England squad arrived back in London on Monday afternoon from Rome following their 46-15 win against Italy in the opening round of the tournament.

Saracens scrum half Richard Wigglesworth has been added to the squad following an injury to Ben Youngs, with Exeter Chiefs hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie also coming in.

Wasps No 8 Nathan Hughes will come into camp this week to be assessed on when he is likely to be available to play during the championship.

England take on Wales at 4.45pm at Twickenham Stadium in a match which is live on ITV.

Full backs

Mike Brown (Harlequins), Nathan Earle (Saracens), Harry Mallinder (Northampton Saints), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Denny Solomona (Sale Sharks), Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby)

Inside backs

Danny Care (Harlequins), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Teo (Worcester Warriors), Richard Wigglesworth (Saracens)


Back five

*James Haskell (Wasps), Nathan Hughes (Wasps), Nick Isiekwe (Saracens), Maro Itoje (Saracens), George Kruis (Saracens), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Zach Mercer (Bath Rugby), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs), Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby)

Front row

Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs), Jamie George (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), Alec Hepburn (Exeter Chiefs), *Joe Marler (Harlequins), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs)

*unavailable for selection due to suspension

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