More worry for England as Tom Curry limps off in Sale’s win over Harlequins

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England have been handed a fresh injury concern with the Six Nations approaching after Tom Curry limped off in the opening quarter of Sale’s impressive win at Harlequins. The 24-year-old flanker has a strained right hamstring and faces a race against time to be fit for the Calcutta Cup fixture against Scotland over the road at Twickenham on 4 February.

Exeter’s Luke Cowan-Dickie also suffered a worrying ankle injury over the weekend and Owen Farrell is awaiting the citing commissioner’s verdict following a contentious high tackle in Gloucester on Friday night. Curry’s availability is therefore a further complication for the new England head coach Steve Borthwick as he looks to his first Six Nations campaign in charge.

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Written by Robert Kitson at Twickenham Stoop
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