"It's personal" - Jack Nowell joins list of blacklisted England players - Ruck

“It’s personal” – Jack Nowell joins list of blacklisted England players

Exeter Chiefs winger Jack Nowell’s slim chances of making England’s World Cup squad is likely over following his fine from the RFU.

Head coach Steve Borthwick has been brutal In his short time in charge of England, dropping a number of major stars ahead of the 2023 Six Nations.

However, according to multiple reports, there is no way back for a number of stars.

#1. Jack Nowell

With a move to France pending, the Exeter Chiefs flier went from vice-captain in the Autumn to being completely out of the squad for the Six Nations, reportedly without a phone call.

Brutal from Steve Borthwick, who is reportedly being heavily influenced by RFU chiefs according to Eddie Jones.

Yesterday, any chance of a recall seemed to go out the window as Nowell was fined £10,000 by the Rugby Football Union for criticising a refereeing decision on Twitter.

The 30-year-old accepted his post prejudiced the game when appearing in front of an independent disciplinary panel on Wednesday.

He has to undertake a referees’ course, with the fine being donated to charity.

Nowell said referee Karl Dickson’s decision to show Woodburn his second yellow card was “one of the worst decisions” he had ever seen.

Jack Nowell, Captain of Exeter Chiefs during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby Match between Bath Rugby and Exeter Chiefs at the Recreation Ground on 26 March 2023. Photo: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK

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