Eddie Jones Names 34-Man Training Squad Ahead Of The Six Nations
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Six Nations preparations.
England head coach Eddie Jones has selected a 34-man training squad to take part in a new year training camp in Brighton for two days from 1 January. The camp will be used to begin preparations for England’s opening match of the NatWest Six Nations against Italy on 4 February in Rome.
Bath Rugby prop Beno Obano, 23, and Newcastle Falcons’ openside flanker Gary Graham receive their first call ups into the England squad, with Wasps and Lions flanker James Haskell earning a recall.
Jone will name his Six Nations squad on Thursday 18 January.
England training squad for Brighton camp:
Mike Brown (Harlequins), Nathan Earle (Saracens), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Denny Solomona (Sale Sharks), Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby), Danny Care (Harlequins), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Piers Francis (Northampton Saints), Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors), Marcus Smith (Harlequins) *, Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers).
Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby), Gary Graham (Newcastle Falcons), James Haskell (Wasps), Nick Isiekwe (Saracens), Maro Itoje (Saracens), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Zach Mercer (Bath Rugby) *, Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs), Billy Vunipola (Saracens), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Tom Dunn (Bath Rugby), Jamie George (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), Joe Marler (Harlequins), Beno Obano (Bath Rugby), Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs).