England’s cavalry start to return in Six Nations

Manu Tuilagi has been retained in the England squad

England have been given a boost for their Six Nations match against Italy at Twickenham this weekend as a number of their stars have re-joined the training camp.

An injury hit England team came from 10-0 down against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardff to win their opening Test 16-21 on Friday.

England can now expect to have more of their first choice players for their Test this weekend against Italy.

Manusamoa Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers), Courtney Lawes and Tom Wood (both Northampton Saints) and David Wilson (Bath Rugby) will all be at England’s training base but will not be official members of the squad.

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has revised his training squad which includes Brad Barritt, Kyle Eastmond, Danny Care, Geoff Parling, Calum Clark, Alex Corbisiero and Alex Goode who missed the match against Wales.

England squad

Forwards
Dave Attwood (Bath Rugby)
Kieran Brookes (Newcastle Falcons)
Calum Clark (Northampton Saints)
Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers)
Alex Corbisiero (Northampton Saints)
Tom Croft (Leicester Tigers)
Nick Easter (Harlequins)
Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints)
James Haskell (Wasps)
Graham Kitchener (Leicester Tigers)
George Kruis (Saracens)
Joe Marler (Harlequins)
Geoff Parling (Leicester Tigers)
Chris Robshaw (captain, Harlequins)
Mako Vunipola (Saracens)
Billy Vunipola (Saracens)
Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers)

Backs
Brad Barritt (Saracens)
Mike Brown (Harlequins)
Luther Burrell (Northampton Saints)
Danny Care (Harlequins)
Danny Cipriani (Sale Sharks)
Kyle Eastmond (Bath Rugby)
George Ford (Bath Rugby)
Alex Goode (Saracens)
Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby)
Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby)
Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs)
Billy Twelvetrees (Gloucester Rugby)
Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby)
Richard Wigglesworth (Saracens)
Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)

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