Gloucester Rugby's Paul Doran-Jones and Luke Narraway are amongst a number of players added to the England Saxons EPS.
Players called up as injury cover or replacing a player called into the Senior England EPS;
David Flatman (Bath Rugby), Paul Doran-Jones (Gloucester Rugby), Tom Mercey (Saracens), Geoff Parling (Leicester Tigers), Tom Wood (Worcester Warriors), Luke Narraway (Gloucester Rugby), Miles Benjamin (Worcester Warriors), Noah Cato (Saracens), Alex Goode (Saracens)
The aforementioned players are providing replacement cover for:
Alex Corbisiero (London Irish), Matt Mullan (Worcester Warriors), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Nick Kennedy (London Irish), Dan Ward-Smith (London Wasps), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Paul Sackey (London Wasps), Chris Ashton (Northampton Saints), Olly Morgan (Gloucester Rugby)
England Saxons play Ireland 'A' on Sunday January 31st at Bath Rugby's Recreation Ground. Kick off 2.00pm.
Tickets are available priced £15 for adults and £7 for juniors by calling 0844 448 1865 or contacting www.bathrugby.com
GRTV FEATURE | We caught up with Rugby Development Manager Terry Fanolua on Monday morning, on the first day of the Half Term Rugby Camps at Wycliffe College. Fanolua spoke about what was in store ahead of a busy week on the pitch! Check out the GoPro footage as we got up close to the action!
Speaking after the 37-8 European Rugby Challenge Cup win over Benetton Treviso, James Hook admitted that the Italian side made things tough for Gloucester at times but that the Cherry and Whites are happy to take the bonus point win and turn their focus to Northampton next week.
Speaking to GRTV after the game, Backs Coach Tim Taylor was happy with the squad as they cruised to victory over Treviso. The result wasn't in doubt, but the Cherry and Whites laboured to secure a crucial try bonus point.
Speaking to the local media this week, Gloucester Rugby centre Matt Scott is excited to take the field again as the Cherry and Whites look to build on the win in Bayonne when Treviso come to Kingsholm this Saturday.
Defence Coach Jonny Bell admitted this week that the European Rugby Challenge Cup victory in Bayonne was a welcome one, stressed that Benetton Treviso will pose a tough test on Saturday at Kingsholm but that Gloucester are determined to deliver in front of their own fans.
Motu Matu'u is looking to make up for lost time this week as the Cherry and Whites head to Basque Country to take on Bayonne in the European Rugby Challenge Cup opener. The Samoan hooker made his first appearance in the jersey last weekend, and is hoping to contribute to the team this weekend.
Gloucester's attentions turn to Europe this weekend as they travel to Bayonne for their opening fixture of this season's European Rugby Challenge Cup. Forwards Coach Trevor Woodman told GRTV that the Cherry and Whites will be aiming to top their pool as they've done for the past two seasons, but is well aware of how tough it is to win in France.
The Gloucester Rugby Half Term Rugby Camps got off to a great start on Monday morning, with over 60 young rugby players braving the chilly weather to experience a great day of skills, learning and fun thanks to the Gloucester Rugby Community Department.
A number of Gloucester Rugby's promising young players are currently playing their competitive rugby on loan at other clubs, and six of them featured in Saturday's game between London Welsh and Rotherham Titans.