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England squad update ahead of New Zealand

Eddie Jones has retained 25 players to continue England’s preparation for their second Test of the Quilter Internationals against New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday (KO 3pm live on Sky Sports HD).

Sale Sharks flanker Tom Curry will remain in camp while his ankle is assessed further. Earlier on Tuesday, forwards coach Steve Borthwick confirmed Curry would miss the remainder of the Quilter Internationals with England also playing Japan and Australia later in November.

The Harlequins pair Joe Marchant and Nathan Earle will train with the squad on Wednesday before being released back to their club. Alex Lozowski (Saracens) will also stay in camp until later in the week.

England opened their November Quilter Internationals with a 12-11 victory over South Africa.

Forwards
Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby), Jamie George (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints) co-captain, Alec Hepburn (Exeter Chiefs), Maro Itoje (Saracens), George Kruis (Saracens), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Zach Mercer (Bath Rugby), Ben Moon (Exeter Chiefs), Brad Shields (Wasps), Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins), Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs), Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons).

Backs
Chris Ashton (Sale Sharks), Danny Care (Harlequins), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Owen Farrell (Saracens) co-captain, George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors), Manu Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers).

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