Rugby Union: Seven Saracens stars in England squad for Autumn Internationals
PUBLISHED: 10:00 26 October 2017
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Owen Farrell, Alex Lozowski, Nick Isiekwe, Maro Itoje, George Kruis, Jamie George and Mako Vunipola all called up by head coach Eddie Jones
Seven Saracens players have been named in Eddie Jones’ England squad for the upcoming Autumn Internationals.
Backs Owen Farrell and Alex Lozowski and forward Nick Isiekwe, Maro Itoje, George Kruis, Jamie George and Mako Vunipola have been called up to the 34-man squad.
However, Billy Vunipola misses out having sustained a serious knee injury last month.
The England team will meet up this Sunday before travelling to Portugal for a training camp, before returning to Pennyhill Park to prepare for the Test against Argentina at Twickenham on November 5
The Red Roses will also host Australia on November 18 and Samoa on November 25 at Rugby HQ.
England squad for Autumn Internationals, backs: Mike Brown (Harlequins), Elliot Daly (Wasps), 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), ALEX LOZOWSKI (SARACENS), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Marcus Smith (Harlequins), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers).
Forwards: Tom Curry (Sale Sharks), Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby), Nathan Hughes (Wasps) NICK ISIEKWE, MARO ITOJE, GEORGE KRUIS (ALL SARACENS), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Zach Mercer (Bath Rugby), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs), Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Tom Dunn (Bath Rugby), Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers), JAMIE GEORGE (SARACENS), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), Matt Mullan (Wasps), MAKO VUNIPOLA (SARACENS), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs).
• Saracens Women’s players Poppy Cleall, Marlie Packer, Lotte Harrison and Zoe Clapp have been named in the England women’s team for their Autumn Internationals.
• Saracens hooker Chris Tolofua has been named in the France squad for their Autumn Internationals.