Hooker headache for Jones?

Date published: September 20 2016

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Exeter head coach Rob Baxter believes hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie deserves a place in the England side after his strong start to the season.

The 23-year-old has impressed in the Chiefs' opening three matches, scoring four tries as the club look to bounce back from a slow start.

With England hooker Dylan Hartley currently injured, Cowan-Dickie's other rival for international minutes, Jamie George, is also playing well.

But for Exeter boss Baxter he feels Cowan-Dickie's fine form is worthy of a chance in the upcoming November internationals at Twickenham.

"I think he'll give Eddie Jones a few difficult selection issues with the form he's playing with at the minute," he told BBC Radio Devon.

"Luke's playing fantastically well, I thought he was good last week against Saracens and he's bang on form.

"It'll be great to see him carry on that form into the autumn internationals."

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