The Times, in making an early call on a likely England squad of 31 players, find no room for a number of England stars, including Brad Shields and Danny Cipriani.
The Times’ England World Cup Squad
Props: Mako Vunipola, Ellis Genge, Ben Moon, Kyle Sinckler, Harry Williams, Dan Cole.
Hookers: Jamie George, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Dylan Hartley.
Locks: Maro Itoje, George Kruis, Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes.