England picks 7 uncapped players in 6 Nations squad

BY foxsports • January 13, 2016

LONDON (AP) England coach Eddie Jones has named seven uncapped players in his Six Nations squad and culled 10 from the failed Rugby World Cup campaign.

There are also recalls on Wednesday for hooker Dylan Hartley, and backs Manu Tuilagi, Chris Ashton and Marland Yarde. All four missed the World Cup, where England crashed out in the pool stage, with Hartley and Tuilagi not considered for disciplinary reasons.

Tuilagi returned to action only last weekend after a 15-month layoff with a groin injury, and won't be available for the opening match against Scotland on Feb. 6 at Murrayfield, but Jones hopes he's ready before the end of a tournament England hasn't won since 2011.

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