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
Gloucester-Hartpury Women take on West Park Leeds Ladies in the final of the Intermediate Cup Final on Saturday. Head Coach Susie Appleby took time out to preview the game and chat about the future for the team.
Number eight Ben Morgan admitted that the 32-14 Aviva Premiership win over Bristol on Friday evening hadn't been pretty at times, but that the win was based on everyone in the squad remaining united and working for each other.
Previewing Friday evening's local derby at Bristol, Interim Head Coach Jonny Bell told the local media that Gloucester's preparations have gone well and that the whole squad is united in trying to finish the season on a high.
Speaking to GRTV this week, Acting Head Coach Jonny Bell spoke of his pleasure in the efforts and intensity in training from the squad after a tricky few weeks. The team were preparing for big games with Bristol and Cardiff in coming weeks.
Willi Heinz was understandably and visibly disappointed when he spoke to GRTV after the 27-30 home defeat to Harlequins, apologising to the home support as the game slipped away after seemingly having the game under control.
Speaking to the local media this week, Scottish centre Matt Scott spoke of the squad's determination to put in a big home performance against Harlequins, with vital points up for grabs in the hunt for a Top Six spot this Saturday (KO 3pm)
In the aftermath of the Aviva Premiership victory over Bristol, Interim Head Coach Jonny Bell was able to look forward to this weekend's European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final against Cardiff Blues (Kingsholm, kick off 8:05pm).