Trio get England call-up
February 18, 2013
Wasps' Elliot Daly has been promoted from the England Saxons squad ahead of the showdown with France © Getty Images
England have added three players to their training squad ahead of the Six Nations clash with France at Twickenham on Saturday.
Wasps' Elliot Daly and Saracens' Will Fraser and Joel Tomkins have been promoted from the England Saxons and linked up with the rest of the squad at Pennyhill Park base on Sunday night.
Centre Daly will provide training cover for Ben Foden, who is on a post-match recovery programme after ankle trouble, while Fraser comes in as cover for Ben Morgan, as the No.8 continues his rehabilitation from an ankle injury. Tomkins is an injury replacement for centre Jonathan Joseph, who will remain with London Irish for treatment on a foot injury.
England training squad: Chris Ashton (Saracens), Brad Barritt (Saracens), Mouritz Botha (Saracens), Mike Brown (Harlequins), Danny Care (Harlequins), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Alex Corbisiero (London Irish), Elliot Daly (London Wasps), Lee Dickson (Northampton Saints), Owen Farrell (Saracens), Toby Flood (Leicester Tigers), Ben Foden (Northampton Saints), Will Fraser (Saracens), Alex Goode (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), James Haskell (London Wasps), Matt Kvesic (Worcester Warriors), Joe Launchbury (London Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Joe Marler (Harlequins), Ben Morgan (Gloucester Rugby), Geoff Parling (Leicester Tigers), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), David Strettle (Saracens), Henry Thomas (Sale Sharks), Joel Tomkins (Saracens), Manusamoa Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers), Billy Twelvetrees (Gloucester Rugby), Billy Vunipola (London Wasps), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Thomas Waldrom (Leicester Tigers), David Wilson (Bath Rugby), Tom Wood (Northampton Saints), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers), Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers)
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