England head coach Eddie Jones announces updated squad

England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 26-man squad to take part in a three-day training camp.

England have six upcoming fixtures this autumn starting with the uncapped Quilter Cup against the Barbarians (25 October, KO 2pm GMT, live on Sky Sports).

Following a trip to Rome to face Italy (31 Oct, KO 4.45pm GMT, live on ITV) in the final round of the delayed 2020 Guinness Six Nations, England will play four matches as part of the Autumn Nations Cup.

England will play Quilter Internationals at Twickenham Stadium against Georgia (14 November, KO 3pm) and Ireland (21 November, KO 3pm), an away match v Wales (28 November, KO 4pm) before returning to Twickenham for a placing match to determine final position in the competition (6 December, KO 2pm). All Autumn Nations Cup games will be live on Amazon Prime.

Forwards

Tom Curry, Sale Sharks
Alex Dombrandt, Harlequins*
Tom Dunn, Bath Rugby*
Ellis Genge, Leicester Tigers
Jamie George, Saracens
Joe Heyes, Leicester Tigers*
Ted Hill, Worcester Warriors
Maro Itoje, Saracens
Simon Kerrod, Harlequins*
Beno Obano, Bath Rugby*
David Ribbans, Northampton Saints*
Billy Vunipola, Saracens
Mark Wilson, Newcastle Falcons

Backs

Ali Crossdale, Saracens*
Elliot Daly, Saracens
Tom de Glanville, Bath Rugby*
Fraser Dingwall, Northampton Saints*
Owen Farrell, Saracens
George Ford, Leicester Tigers
Willi Heinz, Gloucester Rugby
Ollie Lawrence, Worcester Warriors*
Joe Marchant, Harlequins
Jonny May, Gloucester Rugby
Alex Mitchell, Northampton Saints*
Ollie Thorley, Gloucester Rugby*
Ben Youngs, Leicester Tigers

Reconditioning

Charlie Ewels, Bath Rugby
Jonathan Joseph, Bath Rugby
Joe Marler, Harlequins
Will Stuart, Bath Rugby
Sam Underhill, Bath Rugby
Mako Vunipola, Saracens
Anthony Watson, Bath Rugby
 
* denotes uncapped player

QUILTER CUP 2020

Sunday 25 October 2020: England v Barbarians, KO 14:00 GMT, Twickenham Stadium (LIVE on Sky Sports Arena) 

GUINNESS SIX NATIONS 2020 

Saturday 31 October 2020: Italy v England KO 16:45 GMT, Stadio Olimpico, Rome (LIVE on ITV)

ENGLAND MEN 2020 QUILTER INTERNATIONALS AS PART OF THE AUTUMN NATIONS CUP  

Saturday 14 November 2020: England v Georgia KO 15:00 GMT, Twickenham Stadium (LIVE on Amazon Prime)
Saturday 21 November 2020: England v Ireland KO 15:00 GMT, Twickenham  (LIVE on Amazon Prime and Channel 4)
Saturday 28 November 2020: Wales v England KO 16:00 GMT, venue TBC (LIVE on Amazon Prime)ma
Sunday 6 December 2020: England v TBC KO 14:00 GMT, Twickenham Stadium (LIVE on Amazon Prime)


5 people who should avoid reading Joe Marler’s new autobiography

1. Joe Launchbury

The England ptop, in his section on teammates nicknames, reveals an uncomplimentary one given to the Wasps captain during England duty.

Due to him forever knocking everything over with his backside, the biggest in world rugby, Marler joked ‘your ass is like a permanent slosh bucket.’

Long story short, he hated it but is still known as ‘Slosh’ or ‘Slosh bucket’ to this day in England training/

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