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England suffer triple injury blow ahead of the Six Nations

BY Philip Bendon  ·  Tuesday Jan 23, 2024

England head coach Steve Borthwick has confirmed that he has been forced into making three changes to his 2024 Guinness Six Nations squad.

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Training this week in Girona, Spain, Borthwick has confirmed that Ollie Lawrence, Oscar Beard and Luke Cowan-Dickie have picked up injuries whilst playing for their clubs in the Investec Champions Cup.

Replacing them in the squad are the Bath duo of Max Ojomoh and Will Muir with Newcastle’s Jamie Blamire completing the set.

An RFU statement confirmed the news and read as follows,“Max Ojomoh (Bath Rugby), Will Muir (Bath Rugby) and Jamie Blamire (Newcastle Falcons) have been called into the England Guinness Six Nations training squad.

“The trio replace Oscar Beard (Harlequins), Ollie Lawrence (Bath Rugby) and Luke Cowan-Dickie (Sale Sharks) who have withdrawn due to injury. Beard will travel to England’s training base in Girona where he will continue his return to play protocol.”

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