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Captain Mark Wilson - has been named in England's training squad as they prepare for the upcoming autumn tests.

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England Training Squad
Discussion started by GeordieFalcon , 05 October, 2020 12:36
England Training Squad
GeordieFalcon 05 October, 2020 12:36
JONES ANNOUNCES ENGLAND MEN TRAINING SQUAD

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England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 28-man squad to convene for a three-day training camp.England Senior Men

The squad will meet up at The Lensbury in south west London from Tuesday 6 October to Thursday 8 October.

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Eddie Jones said: “Our preparation to build the team for the Italy game starts now. We have a three-day camp this week and another one next week then we’re into the week of our Quilter Cup match against the Barbarians. We’ll be slowly building up, working on the basics and working on team cohesion.

“We’re excited to be back together in camp representing England. This autumn we want to play for the fans and give them something to smile about.”

An updated squad will be confirmed ahead of England’s next training camp from Thursday 15 to Saturday 17 October.

England have six upcoming fixtures this autumn starting with the uncapped Quilter Cup against the Barbarians (25 October, KO 2pm GMT, live on Sky Sports).

Following a trip to Rome to face Italy (31 Oct, KO 4.45pm GMT, live on ITV) in the final round of the delayed 2020 Guinness Six Nations, England will play four matches as part of the Autumn Nations Cup.

Quilter Internationals at Twickenham Stadium against Georgia (14 November, KO 3pm) and Ireland (21 November, KO 3pm), an away match v Wales (28 November, KO 4pm) before returning to Twickenham for a placing match to determine final position in the competition (6 December, KO 2pm). All Autumn Nations Cup games will be live on Amazon Prime.

BACKS

Ali Crossdale, Saracens*
Elliot Daly, Saracens
Fraser Dingwall, Northampton Saints*
Nathan Earle, Harlequins*
Owen Farrell, Saracens
George Ford, Leicester Tigers
Piers Francis, Northampton Saints
George Furbank, Northampton Saints
Willi Heinz, Gloucester Rugby
Joe Marchant, Harlequins
Jonny May, Gloucester Rugby
Alex Mitchell, Northampton Saints*
Ollie Thorley, Gloucester Rugby*
Ben Youngs, Leicester Tigers

FORWARDS

Jack Clement, Gloucester Rugby*
Alex Dombrandt, Harlequins*
Ellis Genge, Leicester Tigers
Jamie George, Saracens
Joe Heyes, Leicester Tigers*
Maro Itoje, Saracens
Simon Kerrod, Harlequins*
Lewis Ludlow, Gloucester Rugby*
Alex Moon, Northampton Saints*
David Ribbans, Northampton Saints*
Jack Singleton, Gloucester Rugby
Billy Vunipola, Saracens
Mako Vunipola, Saracens
Mark Wilson, Newcastle Falcons

* Uncapped players


Should be noted that he couldn't pick from 6 teams due to league fixtures - so will be exeter wasps bath Bristol Worcester and sale.

Is Ali Crossdale the former Falcons academy lad?

Re: England Training Squad
FalcDancer 05 October, 2020 15:27
A very different looking squad due to the fixtures
Great to see Mark in there despite not playing recently

Re: England Training Squad
Thespence_uk 05 October, 2020 22:58
Ali Crossdale was at the Falcons academy, I am assuming this was because of he was at school Sedburgh . Once he left Sedburgh he joined Saracens.

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