England retain 25 players for Wales game - Ruck

England retain 25 players for Wales game

England head coach Eddie Jones has retained 25 players to continue preparations ahead of Saturday’s NatWest 6 Nations match against Wales (KO 4.45pm, Twickenham).

Jones’ side opened their NatWest 6 Nations defence with a 46-15 victory over Italy in Rome.

They are aiming to become the first team to retain the trophy three consecutive times.

Full backs

Mike Brown (Harlequins), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Denny Solomona (Sale Sharks), Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby).

Inside backs

Danny Care (Harlequins), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors), Richard Wigglesworth (Saracens).


Back five

Maro Itoje (Saracens), George Kruis (Saracens), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Zach Mercer (Bath Rugby), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs), Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby).

Front row
Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Jamie George (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), Alec Hepburn (Exeter Chiefs), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs).