England team to play Scotland with Ellis Genge named vice-captain - Ruck

England team to play Scotland with Ellis Genge named vice-captain

While caps will not be awarded for this game, 11 uncapped players will start in the England team to play Scotland who will be led by head coach John Mitchell.

Lewis Ludlow will captain the side at blind-side flanker, with Ben Curry at open-side flanker and Callum Chick at No.8.

Five Leicester Tigers players will start the game at their home ground – Mattioli Woods Welford Road

Sam Underhill (concussion) and Fraser Dingwall (calf) are unavailable for selection after sustaining injuries in training.

Tickets for England A v Scotland A are available via the Leicester Tigers’ ticket office. The game is also live on Channel 4.

England will then play two Test matches at Twickenham Stadium – against USA (Sunday 4 July, 2pm KO) and Canada (Saturday 10 July, 3pm KO).


15. Freddie Steward (Leicester Tigers, uncapped)
14. Adam Radwan (Newcastle Falcons, uncapped)
13. Ollie Lawrence (Worcester Warriors, 6 caps)
12. Dan Kelly (Leicester Tigers, uncapped)
11. Max Malins (Bristol Bears (loan) / Saracens, 7 caps)
10. Jacob Umaga (Wasps, uncapped)
9. Harry Randall (Bristol Bears, uncapped)
1. Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers, 28 caps)
2. Curtis Langdon (Sale Sharks, uncapped)
3. Joe Heyes (Leicester Tigers, uncapped)
4. Harry Wells (Leicester Tigers, uncapped)
5. Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby, 21 caps)
6. Lewis Ludlow (C) (Gloucester Rugby, uncapped)
7. Ben Curry (Sale Sharks, uncapped)
8. Callum Chick (Newcastle Falcons, uncapped)


16. Jamie Blamire (Newcastle Falcons, uncapped)
17. Beno Obano (Bath Rugby, 1 cap)
18. Trevor Davison (Newcastle Falcons, uncapped)
19. Ted Hill (Worcester Warriors, 1 cap)
20. Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints, 8 caps)
21. Dan Robson (Wasps, 12 caps)
22. George Furbank (Northampton Saints, 3 caps)
23. Joe Cokanasiga (Bath Rugby, 9 caps)


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