Manu Tuilagi has suffered a fresh injury setback that has forced him to withdraw from the England squad that will play Tests against USA and Canada next month.
He suffered a hamstring injury during Sale’s Premiership semi-final defeat by Exeter on Saturday.
After being assessed by his club’s medics, the 30-year-old had to withdraw from the England squad before Sunday’s fixture with Scotland A in Leicester and their Tests against the USA and Canada at Twickenham in July.
Northampton’s Fraser Dingwall has been called up in his place.
Before this latest in a string of injury setbacks for Tuilagi, he had been named as the most experienced member of an updated 36-man group.
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Updated England squad:
Forwards – Jamie Blamire, Will Capon, Callum Chick, Ben Curry, Trevor Davison, Charlie Ewels, Ellis Genge, Joe Heyes, Paul Hill, Ted Hill, Curtis Langdon, Lewis Ludlam, Lewis Ludlow, Joshua McNally, George Martin, Chunya Munga, Beno Obano, Miles Reid, Bevan Rodd, Sam Underhill, Harry Wells.
Backs – Josh Bassett, Joe Cokanasiga, George Furbank, Dan Kelly, Ollie Lawrence, Max Malins, Alex Mitchell, Max Ojomoh, Adam Radwan, Harry Randall, Dan Robson, Ollie Sleightholme, Freddie Steward, Fraser Dingwall, Jacob Umaga.
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