Eddie Jones has confirmed that powerhouse centre Manu Tuilagi is out of this weekend’s match against Wales.
The centre was due to start his first game for England since tearing his hamstring in the 27-26 victory against South Africa in November.
However after being named in the starting XV, it was confirmed that Tuilagi had suffered a low-grade hamstring injury in the same leg.
Versatile Harlequins centre Joe Marchant has been recalled and will train with the squad tomorrow ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations clash.
Jones confirmed he will reveal an updated team will be confirmed on match day.
When is England v Wales?
Saturday, February 26.
What time is kick-off?
What TV channel is England v Wales on?
Who is the referee?
- Referee: Mike Adamson (SRU)
- Assistant Referee 1: Mathieu Raynal (FFR)
- Assistant Referee 2: Frank Murphy (IRFU)
- TMO: Brian MacNeice (IRFU)
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Sporting events company, 4TheFans has launched its first London rugby ‘fan park’ bringing rugby fans together safely to enjoy the historic Six Nations tournament.
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#1. David Pocock
The Wallabies legend started out as an skinny 78kg teen who worked day in and day out to transform himself, with his size and strength came at a cost, Pocock told Australian Story.