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Purdy and Sloan added to England U20 for 6 Nations

Henry Purdy and Harry Sloan have been added to the England U20 squad ahead of the Six Nations.

The Leicester wing and Harlequins centre are the only two changes made to the squad by Rob Hunter as they chase a third consecutive title in the annual European showdown.

Hunter said: “We’ve made a couple of changes to the squad and brought in two guys who have been performing consistently well at their club. Both Harry and Henry are talented players and we’re excited to see what they can bring.

“Our focus at the moment is solely on our own preparation and that first Six Nations game against Scotland in Plymouth. They’ve had a warm up game and they’ll be coming at us from the first whistle, but we’ve trained well and we’re looking forward to getting out there on February 1.”

England U20s EPS

Forwards – Dominic Barrow (Leeds Carnegie), Jack Clifford (Harlequins), Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs), Max Crumpton (Saracens), Matt Hankin (Saracens), Alec Hepburn (London Wasps), Tom Jubb (Saracens), Ross Moriarty (Gloucester Rugby), Nathan Morris (London Wasps), Tom Price (Leicester Tigers), Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins), David Sisi (London Irish), Scott Spurling (Saracens), Elliott Stooke (Gloucester Rugby), Harry Wells (Leicester Tigers), Scott Wilson (Newcastle Falcons)

BacksJack Arnott (Exeter Chiefs), Callum Braley (Bristol Rugby), Tom Collins (Northampton Saints), Alex Day (Northampton Saints), Ollie Devoto (Bath Rugby), Nathan Fowles (Sale Sharks), Sam Hill (Exeter Chiefs), Will Hooley (Northampton Saints), Ben Howard (Worcester Warriors), Mark Jennings (Sale Sharks), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Henry Purdy (Leicester Tigers), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Harry Sloan (Harlequins), Tom Stephenson (Northampton Saints), Anthony Watson (London Irish).

England Under-20s Six Nations fixtures

Friday, February 1, 5.45pm – England v Scotland at Plymouth Albion RFC (live on Sky Sports).

Friday, February 8, 6.35pm – Ireland v England at Dubarry Park, Athlone.

Saturday, February 23, 3pm – England v France at Sixways Stadium, Worcester (live on RFU.com).

Saturday, March 9, 8.05pm – England v Italy at Franklin’s Gardens, Northampton (live Sky Sports).

Friday, March 15, 7.30pm –  Wales v England at Parc Eirias, Colwyn Bay.

 

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