Duo called by England

28th Jan 2013, 06:48

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Called up: Henry Thomas

Called up: Henry Thomas

England have called Sale Sharks prop Henry Thomas and Quins wing Ugo Monye into their squad ahead of facing Scotland on Saturday.

England have called in Sale Sharks prop Henry Thomas and Harlequins wing Ugo Monye to their squad ahead of facing Scotland at Twickenham.

Thomas comes into the team's training base at Pennyhill Park as temporary injury cover for Alex Corbisiero, who remains at London Irish for treatment on his troublesome knee injury.

Monye will also train with the squad while Freddie Burns (knee) stays at Gloucester for treatment.

England Saxons will meet up in Newcastle on Monday ahead of their match with Scotland A at Kingston Park on Friday, February 1. Shaun Knight has returned to Gloucester for treatment.