Rokoduguni earns recall after 3 years out!

England RFU head coach Eddie Jones has called up Bath wingman Semesa Rokoduguni has been recalled into the England train on squad ahead of the upcoming Autumn internationals after the withdrawal of British Lions flyer Elliot Daly.

Daly was originally due to fly out yesterday with the those in the squad that played club matches on Sunday to join up with the England squad at their training camp in Portugal, but following scans on his knee injury sustained during Wasps victory over Northampton on Saturday, he was informed of the bad news.

Rokoduguni, who made his test debut in England’s 2014 defeat to New Zealand has two caps to his name, however he has been in fine form during the early part of the season scoring seven tries in seven Premiership matches’ so far.
England will play Argentina on 11th November, before taking on Australia the following week at Twickenham on 18th November and finally Samoa on 25th November.

England squad in full:

Backs: Mike Brown (Harlequins), Semesa Rokoduguni (Bath), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Denny Solomona (Sale Sharks), Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby), Danny Care (Harlequins), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Piers Francis (Northampton Saints), Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby), Alex Lozowski (Saracens), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Marcus Smith (Harlequins) *, Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers).

Forwards: Tom Curry (Sale Sharks), Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby), Nathan Hughes (Wasps), Nick Isiekwe (Saracens), Maro Itoje (Saracens), George Kruis (Saracens), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Zach Mercer (Bath Rugby) *, Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs), Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Tom Dunn (Bath Rugby), Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers), Jamie George (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), Matt Mullan (Wasps), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs).
*Apprentice players

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