Henry Slade has actually been ruled out of England’s Six Nations opener versus Scotland on Saturday with a hip injury.
Slade experienced the injury Exeter’s suit versus Castres recently as well as has actually not recouped completely to be taken into consideration for choice, yet hooker Jamie George is consisted of in the team for the Calcutta Cup clash at Twickenham.
The Saracens hooker was at first taken out from the team after he was concussed in the loss to Edinburgh recently. He will certainly remain to overcome return-to-play methods.
Wing Anthony Watson has actually additionally been remembered complying with injury, the Rugby Football Union verified in a team upgrade released on Sunday.
“This is a very important week for us as we prepare for our first game against Scotland,” claimed England head train Steve Borthwick, that verified his 36-man team.
“We understand that Scotland are an outstanding side with a wonderful mentoring group led byGregor Townsend They’re a resolved team that have actually been with each other a long period of time as well as have actually controlled this component in current periods.
“They will be coming to Twickenham full of confidence. We know we have a lot of work to do. The team trained very hard last week and are ready to go again this week.”
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