England trims squad to prepare for France match


26 players have been retained by England to prepare for Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations match against France at Stade de France.Forwards (15) Kieran Brookes (Northampton Saints) Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers) Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs) Jack Clifford (Harlequins) Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints) James Haskell (Wasps) Maro Itoje (Saracens) George Kruis (Saracens) Joe Launchbury (Wasps) Joe Marler (Harlequins) Matt

Six Nations 2016: Wales vs France Player Ratings


15. Liam Williams: 8 An safe pair of hands under the high ball and also dangerous every time he attacked. Proved again that the absence of Leigh Halfpenny is not being keenly felt.14. Alex Cuthbert: 6 Back in the squad after a post-World Cup dip in form. His excellent tackle prevented Medard