England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 44-man pre-season training squad to convene at the Lensbury Hotel from Saturday 4 August until Monday 6 August.
A recall for Chris Ashton stands out immediately, and Danny Care has belatedly been added to the 'Not considered' list.
Which other names catch your
A dogged 25-10 victory over South Africa in the third and final test restored some pride for the English team after an increasingly tough 2018 threatened to run away from them. 48158
Joe Large reviews the individual performances of England's players in the final test against South Africa. 48143
May’s try gives England much needed victory
A tour in which English rugby has been given a massive dose of reality finished with a ray of light in Cape Town. Two weeks of errors being repeated and repeated and repeated gave way to a more disciplined and controlled performance in their
Lots of upsets last week, and my refusal to acknowledge that this experimental Wales side is better than Argentina has been costing me on Superbru.
Going into the final round of matches, predictions may be even harder with a couple of dead rubbers in store.
Fiji v Tonga
The home side appears to
England head coach Eddie Jones has named his side to face South Africa in the final test at Newlands, Cape Town on Saturday 23rd June (KO 16:05 BST live on Sky Sports Action & Main Event).
There are three changes to the starting XV with Joe Marler (Harlequins) named in
There was a strong sense of déjà vu watching England play South Africa at the weekend. For the second successive week they stormed out of the blocks, scoring quick, well-worked tries, before contriving to throw away a commanding lead and lose – albeit, from only 12-0, rather than 24-3 the
England’s South Africa tour continues to create problems
For the second week in a row, England managed to undo the good work they had done in the early parts of their fixture against South Africa. It is a growing concern that they are unable to react to the way a game
Tell us what you thought of today's 2nd Test between South Africa and England.
Who played well? What were the main talking points?
Give the match a rating out of 10 and share your opinions in the comments below.
It was a slightly disappointing 6 from 9 last weekend, as I failed to pick Japan's win over Italy, Wales' beating Argentina and of course South Africa's remarkable victory over England.
There are another 9 games coming up tomorrow, and we're looking to bounce back.
Tonga v Samoa
Both sides suffered narrow defeats