Seven players leave England training camp
Exeter Chiefs’ Luke Cowan-Dickie and Harlequins’ Marcus Smith are among those that have been released back to their Aviva Premiership Rugby clubs after taking part in an England training camp.
A squad of 32 got together to help England prepare for their Calcutta Cup showdown with Scotland at BT Murrayfield on February 24 and head coach Eddie Jones has this evening trimmed that number to 25.
Bath Rugby’s Zach Mercer joins the likes of Cowan-Dicke and Smith in being free to feature in Round 15 of the 2017-18 Aviva Premiership Rugby season this weekend.
Sale Sharks duo Denny Solomona and Sam Moore, Saracens’ Nick Isiekwe and Harlequins youngster Gabriel Ibitoye are also heading back to their clubs.