England tighthead Kyle Sinckler has not trained fully with the rest of the squad this week because of a back problem.
Leicester powerhouse Joe Heyes has been retained in the 26-man squad as cover with Will Stuart likely to come in as starter if Sinckler is unavailable
Sinckler came through a light individual session unscathed on Wednesday but remains a huge doubt while Alex Dombrandt will be hoping a negative Covid test on Thursday morning
When is England’s team vs Ireland announced?
- Date: Thursday 10 March
- Time: 12.30pm
Leaked England XV (Expected):
- 15. Freddie Steward
- 14. Max Malins
- 11. Jack Nowell
- 13. Joe Marchant for Elliot Daly
- 12. Henry Slade