Six Nations 2020: England call up eight uncapped players


Serve row Ben Earl is one in every of seven Saracens gamers named in the England squad

England head coach Eddie Jones has named eight uncapped gamers in his 34-man squad for the Six Nations.

Northampton lock Alex Moon, centre Fraser Dingwall and entire-lend a hand George Furbank, alongside with Bathtub prop Will Stuart and Wasps flit-half of Jacob Umaga, opt up their first senior name-ups.

Hooker Tom Dunn, flanker Ben Earl and wing Ollie Thorley are moreover named.

Exeter wing Jack Nowell andquantity eight Billy Vunipolaeach leave out out by hurt.

England start their campaign against France on Sunday, 2 February.

“We wished to order some younger gamers in because we deserve to come to a decision on up building our depth so for those new gamers it is miles an thrilling opportunity for them,” Jones stated.

Jones has chosen 22 of the squad that reached the Rugby World Cup last.

Ten males who were concerned about Japan possess not been included: quantity eight Vunipola, centres Henry Slade and Piers Francis and wing Joe Cokanasiga are all unavailable ensuing from hurt, while Dan Cole, Jack Singleton, Ben Spencer and Ruaridh McConnochie possess not been picked.

Mark Wilson has ideally suited correct returned from a prolonged-period of time hurt, while it is miles identified Nowell wishes surgical map on his routine ankle subject.

Whereas Jones has named five lend a hand-row forwards in the neighborhood – including younger Worcester flanker Ted Hill – there’s no specialist quantity eight following Vunipola’s hurt.

Nathan Hughes is again surplus to requirements, while Harlequins’ Alex Dombrandt has been lost sight of.

England will assemble at their Bagshot nefarious on Wednesday and gallop back and forth to Portugal for a warm-climate camp on Thursday earlier than their first match in Paris.

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Meanwhile, England assistant coach Steve Borthwick has confirmed he’ll leave his role on the terminate of the season, with Melbourne Storm assistant Jason Ryles becoming a member of in November.

England Six Nations squad

Forwards:

Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, 21 caps), Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, 19 caps), Tom Dunn (Bathtub, uncapped), Ben Earl (Saracens, uncapped), Charlie Ewels (Bathtub Rugby, 12 caps), Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers, 14 caps), Jamie George (Saracens, 45 caps), Ted Hill (Worcester Warriors, 1 cap), Maro Itoje (Saracens, 34 caps), George Kruis (Saracens, 41 caps), Joe Launchbury (Wasps, 62 caps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, 81 caps), Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints, 6 caps), Joe Marler (Harlequins, 68 caps), Alex Moon (Northampton Saints, uncapped), Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins, 31 caps), Will Stuart (Bathtub Rugby, uncapped), Sam Underhill (Bathtub Rugby, 15 caps), Mako Vunipola (Saracens, 58 caps), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs, 18 caps)

Backs:

Elliot Daly (Saracens, 39 caps), Ollie Devoto (Exeter Chiefs, 1 cap), Fraser Dingwall (Northampton Saints, uncapped), Owen Farrell (Saracens, seventy nine caps), George Ford (Leicester Tigers, 65 caps), George Furbank (Northampton Saints, uncapped), Willi Heinz (Gloucester Rugby, 9 caps), Jonathan Joseph (Bathtub Rugby, 47 caps), Jonny Would possibly possibly perchance (Leicester Tigers, 52 caps), Ollie Thorley (Gloucester Rugby, uncapped), Manu Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers, 40 caps), Jacob Umaga (Wasps, uncapped), Anthony Watson (Bathtub Rugby, 42 caps), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 95 caps)

Apprentice gamers:

Alex Mitchell (Northampton Saints, uncapped), Josh Hodge (Newcastle Falcons, uncapped)

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