England Update: Eddie Jones receives a midfield boost

England Update: Eddie Jones receives a midfield boost

Eddie Jones has received a midfield boost ahead of the remaining three rounds of the Six Nations.

Henry Slade and Manu Tuilagi are stepping up their hopes of returning for England against Ireland by joining the squad’s three-day training camp for rehabilitation.

Tuilagi was forced off during England’s opening Six Nations defeat to France and has not played since while Slade has not featured since December after suffering a fractured ankle while playing for Exeter Chiefs against Leicester Tigers.

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Courtney Lawes has been given a rest while there was also no inclusion for Anthony Watson. In addition, Cameron Redpath will join the squad for training purposes this week
The Six Nations takes a break this weekend before England face Ireland on February 23, but Jones has called a three-day training camp in Kensington.

Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs)
Tom Curry (Sale Sharks)
Ben Earl (Saracens)
Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby)
Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers)
Jamie George (Saracens)
Maro Itoje (Saracens)
George Kruis (Saracens)
Joe Launchbury (Wasps)
Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints)
Joe Marler (Harlequins)
Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins)
Will Stuart (Bath Rugby)
Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby)
Mako Vunipola (Saracens)

Elliot Daly (Saracens)
Ollie Devoto (Exeter Chiefs)
Owen Farrell (Saracens
George Ford (Leicester Tigers)
George Furbank (Northampton Saints)
Willi Heinz (Gloucester Rugby)
Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby)
Jonny May (Leicester Tigers)
Ollie Thorley (Gloucester Rugby)
Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)

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