Marcus Smith returns to the England squad for his or her upcoming Six Nations match with France after starring in Harlequins’ victory over Exeter on Saturday
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Marcus Smith is again within the England set-up forward of their recreation in opposition to France
Steve Borthwick has recalled Harlequins fly-half Marcus Smith to his 36-player squad for England’s upcoming Six Nations match with France.
Smith had been launched from the England set-up and made accessible for Quins final week as Borthwick underlined his want for “recreation time” at membership degree.The 24-year-old notably starred in his aspect’s 40-5 victory over Exeter on Saturday, organising two tries and lacking only one place kick with Borthwick and England assault coach Nick Evans in attendance. “Marcus did precisely what Steve Borthwick requested of him,” mentioned Tabai Matson. “After I spoke to Steve on Sunday, he mentioned he wished Marcus to come back again, boss the sport and get some minutes.”Finally, his success at worldwide degree has been underpinned by what he has finished right here. Our assault system’s practically constructed round him and for him to fit again in and discover area, whether or not or not it’s run, kick or move, simply exhibits you what a uncommon expertise he’s.”There’s a return to the squad for tighthead Joe Heyes after he had misplaced his place within the wake of Will Stuart’s return to health and with Leicester Tigers team-mate Dan Cole having come off the bench in every of the final three England video games. Twitter As a result of your consent preferences, you’re not in a position to view this Privateness Choices Full England squad:Forwards: Ollie Chessum (Leicester Tigers, 8 caps), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers, 98 caps), Ben Curry (Sale Sharks, 3 caps), Alex Dombrandt (Harlequins, 12 caps), Tom Dunn (Bathtub Rugby, 3 caps), Ben Earl (Saracens, 15 caps), Ellis Genge (Bristol Bears, 46 caps), Jamie George (Saracens, 75 caps), Joe Heyes (Leicester Tigers, 7 caps), Nick Isiekwe (Saracens, 10 caps), Maro Itoje (Saracens, 65 caps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, 97 caps), Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints, 17 caps), David Ribbans (Northampton Saints, 3 caps), Bevan Rodd (Sale Sharks, 2 caps), Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs, 18 caps), Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears, 59 caps), Mako Vunipola (Saracens, 77 caps), Jack Walker (Harlequins, 2 caps), Jack Willis (Toulouse, 8 caps).Backs: Henry Arundell (London Irish, 5 caps), Owen Farrell (Saracens, 104 caps), Tommy Freeman (Northampton Saints, 3 caps), George Ford (Sale Sharks, 81 caps), Ollie Lawrence (Bathtub Rugby, 10 caps), Max Malins (Saracens, 17 caps), Joe Marchant (Harlequins, 14 caps), Alex Mitchell (Northampton Saints, 3 caps), Cadan Murley (Harlequins, uncapped), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs, 54 caps), Marcus Smith (Harlequins, 20 caps), Freddie Steward (Leicester Tigers, 20 caps), Manu Tuilagi (Sale Sharks, 50 caps), Jack van Poortvliet (Leicester Tigers, 10 caps), Anthony Watson (Leicester Tigers, 53 caps), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 122 caps).