Owen Farrell to make England return from injury but captaincy undecided


  • Eddie Jones to announce squad before summer tour to Australia
  • Courtney Lawes was popular leader during Farrell’s absence

Owen Farrell is ready to make his return to the England fold this week with Eddie Jones announcing a squad to begin preparations for this summer’s tour of Australia on Tuesday but it remains to be seen if he will resume the captaincy.

Farrell missed out on the Six Nations to undergo ankle surgery for the second time this season but he has demonstrated his form and fitness on his return to action with Saracens. Had Saracens won their Challenge Cup semi-final against Toulon last Saturday, Farrell would have been busy planning for another major final but Jones is able to pick from all 13 clubs for the camp, which runs from Sunday to next Tuesday, given there are no Premiership sides left in Europe.

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Written by Gerard Meagher
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