Eddie Jones has suffered a second major blow as he prepares his England side for their do-or-die second test against the Wallabies in Brisbane this weekend.
First, flanker Tom Curry was forced to withdraw from the tour after suffering a concussion in the first test in Perth.
The RFU said in a statement this morning: “It has been agreed in the interest of player welfare and recovery, he will take no further part in the tour and will return home for continued assessment and ongoing management.
“He has travelled to Brisbane with the squad and will fly home this week.”
And now it’s been confirmed that Jonny May, who missed the first test after returning a positive test, is still not 100 per cent physically and will undertake a “graded return to full training”, according to defence coach Anthony Seibold.
He added: “One of the things we tried to do was include him (May) while he was in isolation, so sending the team meetings, the backs united meetings,
“Keeping him involved and giving his feedback to the players from afar as well. +
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England players wives and girlfriend arrive in Australia
A number of England internationals wives and girlfriends have arrived in Australia ahead of the mens three-match series against the Wallabies.
#1. Hollie Shearer – Girlfriend of Joe Marchant
The daughter of the all-time Premier League top goalscorer and England legend Alan, has confirmed she is dating Harlequins and England centre earlier this year.
The 25-year old singer has shared numerous shots with the popular speedster, who has represented his country four times.
Photos shared across social media suggest Hollie’s relationship with the 26-year-old is still in its early stages.