Eddie Jones confirms Jack Willis replacement for England squad - Ruck

Eddie Jones confirms Jack Willis replacement for England squad

England have reconvened at The Lensbury as preparations resume for the third round of the Guinness Six Nations.

George Martin of Leicester Tigers has been called up to the 28-player squad, with Jack Willis ruled out of the tournament after suffering a knee injury in last weekend’s win over Italy.

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Eddie Jones’ side travel to Cardiff next week where they will play Wales at the Principality Stadium on Saturday 27 February (4.45pm KO). The match is live on the BBC.

They will then face France at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 13 March (4.45pm KO), before travelling to Dublin to play Ireland on Saturday 20 March (4.45pm KO) in their final game.


Three players who ‘challenged’ Eddie Jones and never played again

1. Danny Care

Former England start Kyran Bracken was the first person to reveal why the Quins playmaker was mysteriously frozen out of Jones plans in 2018 despite being a regular up until that point.

“He (Care) made the mistake of speaking his mind to Eddie Jones and questioning how he wanted him to play when he was playing with an England ‘B’ team against Japan in the autumn of 2018,” said Bracken.

“Eddie’s response to that was ‘that’s not the attitude I want’ and he binned him from his plans.”

This story was later backed up by England and Harlequins teammate Mike Brown.


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