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Eddie Jones names squad to prepare for Ireland encounter

Eddie Jones names squad to prepare for Ireland encounter

Eddie Jones has named his England squad to prepare for the Grand Slam clash with Ireland in Dublin next Saturday with Northampton Saints’ Dylan Hartley to lead team once more.

Aviva Premiership Rugby champions Saracens provide six players, including Billy Vunipola, who marked his return to action with a try against Scotland.

31 players assembled at Pennyhill Park this evening to prepare for Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations game against Ireland at Aviva Stadium (5pm, ITV)

Elliot Daly (Wasps) will continue his graduated return-to-play protocol following his possible concussion on Saturday against Scotland.

Forwards (17)
Josh Beaumont (Sale Sharks)
Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers)
Jamie George (Saracens)
Teimana Harrison (Northampton Saints)
Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints)
James Haskell (Wasps)
Paul Hill (Northampton Saints)
Nathan Hughes (Wasps)
Maro Itoje (Saracens)
Joe Launchbury (Wasps)
Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints)
Joe Marler (Harlequins)
Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins)
Tommy Taylor (Wasps)
Billy Vunipola (Saracens)
Mako Vunipola (Saracens)
Tom Wood (Northampton Saints)

Backs (14)
Mike Brown (Harlequins)
Danny Care (Harlequins)
Elliot Daly (Wasps)
Owen Farrell (Saracens)
George Ford (Bath Rugby)
Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby)
Alex Lozowski (Saracens)
Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby)
Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs)
Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs)
Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors)
Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby)
Marland Yarde (Harlequins)
Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)

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