Six Nations: Injured Dan Robson replaced by Ben Spencer for Scotland game


By Chris Jones

BBC rugby union correspondent

Robson performs his membership rugby with Wasps

England scrum-half Dan Robson will omit Saturday’s Six Countries finale against Scotland on myth of of illness.

Robson obtained his 2d cap and scored a strive in Saturday’s 57-14 accumulate over Italy.

Saracens’ Ben Spencer, who made his England debut on closing summer season’s tour of South Africa, replaces him within the squad and will get the nod on myth of of injuries to Danny Care and Richard Wigglesworth.

England will accumulate the Six Countries if they beat Scotland and Vast Slam-chasing Wales lose to Ireland.

Spencer is even handed further down the pecking repeat than each and each Care and Wigglesworth, with the rib damage Care picked up on membership responsibility costing him a possibility to add to his 84 caps.

It capacity Ben Youngs, who has started every sport at scrum-half this championship, is ready aside of residing to cross above Care on Saturday and turn into England’s most-capped scrum-half.

Youngs has played all-however 30 minutes of England’s Six Countries suits so some distance, and says he is fitter than ever after being kept on from originate to produce against each and each Ireland and Wales.

“After the autumn Eddie Jones had a fair chat with me, and we attach a fair idea in plight to be sure I was at a fitness stage to be more in a enviornment to closing the sport,” he said.

“I could per chance per chance indubitably declare I’m fitter and sharper than I was.”

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