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The England Squad
Discussion started by Faithful_City , 12 August, 2019 12:13
The England Squad
Faithful_City 12 August, 2019 12:13
Englandís official Rugby World Cup squad

Singleton In YES well done!!

Te'o out probably the right decision


Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers, 86 caps) **
Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, 12 caps)
Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, 11 caps)
Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers, 10 caps)
Jamie George (Saracens, 37 caps) *
Maro Itoje (Saracens, 27 caps)
George Kruis (Saracens, 32 caps) *
Joe Launchbury (Wasps, 59 caps) *
Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, 72 caps) **
Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints, 1 cap)
Joe Marler (Harlequins, 58 caps) *
Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins, 22 caps)
Jack Singleton (Saracens, 1 cap)
Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby, 9 caps)
Billy Vunipola (Saracens, 42 caps) *
Mako Vunipola (Saracens, 53 caps) *
Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons / Sale Sharks, 13 caps)


Joe Cokanasiga (Bath Rugby, 5 caps)
Elliot Daly (Saracens, 31 caps)
Owen Farrell (Saracens, 70 caps) *
George Ford (Leicester Tigers, 56 caps) *
Piers Francis (Northampton Saints, 5 caps)
Willi Heinz (Gloucester Rugby, 1 cap)
Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby, 41 caps) *
Jonny May (Leicester Tigers, 45 caps) *
Ruaridh McConnochie (Bath Rugby, uncapped)
Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs, 33 caps) *
Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs, 22 caps) *
Manu Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers, 33 caps) *
Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby, 34 caps) *
Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 86 caps) **

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/08/2019 12:16 by Faithful_City.

Re: The England Squad
AJWarriors 12 August, 2019 12:23
Disappointed Cipriani didnít make it in there ahead of Piers Francis. Also I would have taken Harry Williams too. Other than that the squad looks pretty formidable

Re: The England Squad
ROLLO 12 August, 2019 12:41
Congratulations to Jack.
Watched the SKY announcment. Who was the female presenter she was barely coheranr.

Re: The England Squad
w4rriorz1980 12 August, 2019 12:47
Yes,Jack is a Sarries player but he's in the WC squad due to his performances with us.

Well done!

Still a chance for Ben if injuries but we're still non the wiser if the fracas was between Ben & Mike.No official statement.Would've taken him myself.

Cips & Williams are unlucky.Who would miss out for them both?

Seen a lot of Ruaridh McConnochie for England 7's so I know what he's about.

I agree it is a formidable squad.It's going to a tough but we have more than a good chance of winning the whole thing.

Eats,Shoots And Leaves

Re: The England Squad
Faithful_City 12 August, 2019 13:05
Hill and Lawrence take note, you guys can both make 2023 World Cup if you stick with us!

Re: The England Squad
Malvern Man 12 August, 2019 17:08
As above, mystified by the selection of Francis, who is an average Premiership centre. We've got two better (Mills and Venter), two who are going to be better shortly (Butler and Lawrence), and one who is probably better but we haven't seen enough of to be definite yet (Beck).

Re: The England Squad
Faithful_City 12 August, 2019 17:42
Beck is Welsh and Venter SA

The other two are not ready yet, so we only have Mills who has not impressed Eddie at the England training camps through last season.

We donít really have anyone available and I canít think of any club that does either, so Eddie is stuck.(Sm128)


Re: The England Squad
Faithful_City 13 August, 2019 07:58
Jones accepts from experience that there can always be discipline problems when you have 31 individuals working. living and playing together

ďIíve coached for 25 years, Iíve never been confident in a team being smooth,Ē said the Australian. ďWeíre like any family Ė everyone sits around the dining table, everyone enjoys good conversation but you know there are problems and weíre exactly the same.

There Could be Problems - Eddie Jones


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