England Rugby: Chris Ashton Ruled Out Due To Injury
England wing Chris Ashton has been led out of Saturday’s match with Australia, who have themselves been struck somewhere near a stomach bug.
Ashton limped off amid the primary portion of the 35-15 win against Japan with calf damage that England say will keep him out for a long time.
In the interim, 10 individuals from Australia’s voyaging party, a blend of players and staff, are experiencing ailment.
Back-row forward David Pocock likewise has a neck issue. Fly-half Bernard Foley and full-back Israel Folau and have not trained.
Center Manu Tuilagi is as yet being evaluated by England in the wake of battling with a waiting groin strain.
Following a four-year nonattendance, Ashton made his rebound to international rugby against South Africa toward the beginning of the month, prior to a have a go at scoring come back to the beginning XV against New Zealand.
He will leave the England camp on Tuesday, which means Jack Nowell and Jonny May are probably going to begin on the wings, with Joe Cokanasiga, who made his presentation against Japan, likewise in dispute.
England’s worst fears confirmed: INJURY UPDATE: England wing Chris Ashton is unavailable for Saturday’s Test with Australia, because of a calf injury.
— PowerHouse Rugby Dot Com 🏉 (@PHRTeamBrian) November 20, 2018
English Rugby Squad Against Australia:
- Alec Hepburn
- Ben Moon
- Brad Shields
- Charlie Ewels
- Courtney Lawes
- Dylan Hartley
- Elliott Stooke
- Harry Williams
- Jamie George
- Kyle Sinckler
- Mark Wilson
- Maro Itoje
- Nathan Hughes
- Sam Underhill
- Ted Hill
Chris Ashton (injured) and Ted Hill returning to their clubs, leaving England with 26 players for Saturday’s Test v Australia. Manu Tuilagi, all but ruled out by Eddie Jones on Monday, is among them..
— robert kitson (@robkitson) November 20, 2018
- Ben Te’o
- Ben Youngs
- Chris Ashton
- Elliot Daly
- George Ford
- Henry Slade
- Jack Nowell
- Joe Cokanasiga
- Jonny May
- Manu Tuilagi
- Owen Farrell
- Piers Francis
- Richard Wigglesworth
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