England suffer ANOTHER blow as Sam Underhill is ruled out of the Six Nations after suffering a hip injury with the flanker joining Joe Marler and Joe Launchbury in pulling out of Eddie Jones’ squad
- England have been dealt another blow after losing Sam Underhill to injury
- The flanker suffered the problem while playing for Bath and will miss Six Nations
- Joe Marler and Joe Launchbury have already pulled out of Eddie Jones’ squad
England flanker Sam Underhill has been ruled out of the Six Nations with a hip injury.
The 24-year-old has pulled out on the eve of England’s training camp at St George’s Park and has been replaced by Wasps’ Jack Willis.
Underhill had suffered the injury playing for Bath, and his withdrawal is the latest setback to Eddie Jones’ plans.
England flanker Sam Underhill will miss the Six Nations after suffering a hip injury with Bath
Prop Joe Marler and lock Joe Launchbury both pulled out on Monday afternoon, ahead of England’s preparations for next week’s Six Nations opener against Scotland.
Marler withdrew for personal reasons, while Launchbury had suffered a fibia stress fracture.
Following Underhill’s withdrawal, Jones announced that flanker Lewis Ludlam, lock Dave Ribbans and prop Alec Hepburn will join the ‘shadow squad’.
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