BREAKING: England squad named to prepare for Italy
England head coach Eddie Jones has called up 31 players to prepare for their fourth Guinness Six Nations match against Italy at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday (KO 4:45pm).
Jones’ side are looking to bounce back from the defeat to Wales in round three of the Championship.
— England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) March 4, 2019
England had previously won their opening two games against Ireland and France.
The group includes uncapped pair Ben Earl and Ollie Thorley, while Maro Itoje, Jonathan Joseph and Chris Robshaw return from injury
Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs), Tom Curry (Sale Sharks), Ben Earl (Saracens), Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers), Jamie George (Saracens), Alec Hepburn (Exeter Chiefs), Nathan Hughes (Wasps), Maro Itoje (Saracens), George Kruis (Saracens), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Ben Moon (Exeter Chiefs), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Brad Shields (Wasps), Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins), Billy Vunipola (Saracens), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs), Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons).
Joe Cokanasiga (Bath Rugby), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Owen Farrell (Saracens) captain, George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Dan Robson (Wasps), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Ollie Thorley (Gloucester Rugby), Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors), Manu Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers).