Daly, Itoje released by England

Date published: January 26 2016

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England head coach Eddie Jones has released ten players back to their clubs for the weekend's Premiership action.

Jones has retained 23 players from his squad for the rest of the first training week of the Six Nations, while the full Elite Player Squad will reconvene at Pennyhill Park on Sunday evening.

England open their Six Nations campaign against Scotland at Murrayfield on February 6.

The following 23 players have been retained by England for the rest of the first training week.

Forwards: Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Jack Clifford (Harlequins), Jamie George (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), James Haskell (Wasps), Paul Hill (Northampton Saints), George Kruis (Saracens), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Joe Marler (Harlequins), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Billy Vunipola (Saracens), Mako Vunipola (Saracens).

Backs: Mike Brown (Harlequins), Danny Care (Harlequins), Ollie Devoto (Bath), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Bath), Alex Goode (Saracens), Jonathan Joseph (Bath), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Anthony Watson (Bath), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers).

Released back to their clubs: Josh Beaumont (Sale Sharks), Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs), Maro Itoje (Saracens), Matt Kvesic (Gloucester), Matt Mullan (Wasps), Henry Thomas (Bath), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Sam Hill (Exeter Chiefs), Semesa Rokoduguni (Bath), Marland Yarde (Harlequins). 

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