England duo Mako and Billy Vunipola both picked up injuries while playing for Saracens in the European Champions Cup on Saturday.
England lock Joe Launchbury will miss the November internationals after undergoing knee surgery.
Angus Gardner will take charge of the Springboks’ end-of-year-tour opener against England at Twickenham on 3 November.
English rugby columnists Stuart Barnes and Brian Moore say Eddie Jones’ England must be dreading their upcoming Test against the resurgent Springboks.
Retiring prop Joe Marler has admitted that he purposely got banned in club games in order to miss training camps and Tests for England.
England loosehead prop Joe Marler has retired from Test rugby at the age of 28.
John Mitchell believes he can play a part in making England the best team in the world within the next year.
Former England flyhalf Stuart Barnes has questioned John Mitchell’s appointment as defence coach.
Michael Rhodes and Nick Schonert have been included in England’s 36-man training squad in preparation for their four home Tests in November.
Johan Ackermann has hailed John Mitchell’s appointment as England defence coach after his move from the Bulls was confirmed this week.