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Four Saints named in England squad to face Barbarians

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Lancaster has named a 24 man squad to face the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday, 31st May. Lee Dickson, who will captain the side, will be joined in the squad by Alex Waller, Gareth Denman and Jon Fisher.


“This is an exciting squad with a good mix of young players who have performed well in the Premiership this season, players on the fringes of the World Cup squad and those already selected.” Lancaster commented.


“It gives us some valuable time together before the training camps begin next month to assess those who could come into the group before the World Cup and also a chance to assess those who should come into the reckoning beyond 2015.


“The Barbarians team is full of quality and experienced internationals who will play together this week against Ireland ahead of our game so it will provide a real test for this group and we are looking forward to that challenge.”


England XV squad to play Barbarians:

Will Chudley (Exeter Chiefs)

Danny Cipriani (Sale Sharks)

Elliot Daly (Wasps)

Lee Dickson (Northampton Saints) captain

Shane Geraghty (London Irish)

Alex Lewington (London Irish)

Mathew Tait (Leicester Tigers)

Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs)

Christian Wade (Wasps)

Marland Yarde (Harlequins)


Josh Beaumont (Sale Sharks)

Kieran Brookes (Newcastle Falcons)

Jack Clifford (Harlequins)

Jake Cooper-Woolley (Wasps)

Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs)

Gareth Denman (Northampton Saints)

Jon Fisher (Northampton Saints)

James Gaskell (Wasps)

Joe Launchbury (Wasps)

Matt Mullan (Wasps)

Ed Slater (Leicester Tigers)

Tommy Taylor (Sale Sharks)

Alex Waller (Northampton Saints)

Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons)

 

Tickets for the England XV v Barbarians match are priced from £35 and £15 for juniors (U16) at www.ticketmaster.co.uk or 0844 847 2492.