Beaumont, Lozowski join England squad

Date published: March 13 2017

Sale Sharks forward Josh Beaumont and Saracens pivot Alex Lozowski have been named in England’s squad of 31 players as they assemble at Pennyhill Park to prepare for Saturday’s clash with Ireland in Dublin.

Both players are uncapped at Test level.

Meanwhile, England wing Elliot Daly (Wasps) will continue his graduated return-to-play protocol following his possible concussion on Saturday against Scotland.

England retained the Six Nations trophy with victory over Scotland on Saturday sealing the Championship and they are looking to seal back-to-back Grand Slams.

Head coach Eddie Jones will name his side to face Ireland on Thursday.

England squad:

Forwards: Josh Beaumont (Sale Sharks), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Jamie George (Saracens), Teimana Harrison (Northampton Saints), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), James Haskell (Wasps), Paul Hill (Northampton Saints), Nathan Hughes (Wasps), Maro Itoje (Saracens), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Joe Marler (Harlequins), Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins), Tommy Taylor (Wasps), Billy Vunipola (Saracens), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Tom Wood (Northampton Saints)

Backs: Mike Brown (Harlequins), Danny Care (Harlequins), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Bath Rugby), Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby), Alex Lozowski (Saracens), Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors), Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby), Marland Yarde (Harlequins) , Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)