Croft and Day called up by England

Croft and Day called up by England
England coach Stuart Lancaster

Forwards Tom Croft and Christian Day have been called up to England’s RBS 6 Nations training squad as injury cover, the Rugby Football Union has announced.

Leicester flanker Croft and Northampton lock Day joined England coach Stuart Lancaster’s squad on Monday evening as the Red Rose medical team assesses injuries to Geoff Parling and Tom Wood.

Parling injured his knee early on in the Tigers’ 26-7 Champions Cup defeat to Ulster on Saturday, while Wood was forced off with an ankle complaint in Saints’ 32-8 home defeat to Racing Metro.

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