England can name formidable XV of stars who turned down a chance to represent the Red Rose - Ruck

England can name formidable XV of stars who turned down a chance to represent the Red Rose

ENGLAND are back in rebuild mode after a poor 2021 Six Nations with a number of new exciting players set to enter the fray this Autumn.

There’s a sense of excitement surrounding the current, youthful training squad as they prepare for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.

Check out our best XV of those who were eligible to represent England, but got away…

BACK-THREE:

  • 15. Josh Matavesi (Fiji) – Born in Cornwall
  • 14. George North (Wales) – Born in Kings Lynn
  • 11. Louis Rees-Zammit (Wales) – Turned down an approach from Eddie Jones after qualifying on residency

CENTRES:

  • 13. Chris Harris (Scotland) – Born in Carlisle
  • 12. Cameron Redpath (Scotland) – Played for England U20 and was called up by Jones before picking Scotland

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