Croft, Day join England squad

Date published: January 26 2015

Leicester Tigers flanker Tom Croft and Northampton Saints lock Christian Day have been called up to the England Senior training squad for the Six Nations, as Stuart Lancaster assesses the impact of an injury-laden round of European action.

Two-time British and Irish Lion Croft and former age-grade star Day joined the squad on Monday, while Geoff Parling’s knee and Tom Wood’s ankle are fully assessed by the England medical team.

Parling left the field in the opening minutes of Leicester’s 26-7 defeat in Ulster while Wood was replaced by Phil Dowson after 44 minutes of the 32-8 loss to Racing M