Ahead of the start of the 2022 Six Nations Championship and Eddie Jones naming his England squad on Tuesday, we look at who might miss out on squad selection, who is looking good for inclusion, who the outside bets to make it are, and a key player to watch
By Michael Cantillon
Last Updated: 18/01/22 2:35pm
The likes of Billy Vunipola, Owen Farrell and Alex Dombrandt are each in different spaces ahead of Eddie Jones naming his Six Nations squad
With the start of the 2022 Six Nations under three weeks away, and England coach Eddie Jones announcing his squad on Tuesday, we take a look at who might miss out, who should make it and who the outside bets are.
Off the back of a promising autumn, England head into the 2022 Six Nations looking to bounce back from a woeful 2021 campaign which saw them finish fifth for the second time in four years, above only Italy.A first defeat to Scotland at Twickenham since 1983 was followed by defeats on the road in Wales and Ireland, as England equalled their worst-ever championship performances of 1987 and 2018. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player England head coach Eddie Jones says his side have moved on since their World Cup final defeat to South Africa England head coach Eddie Jones says his side have moved on since their World Cup final defeat to South Africa November brought fresh introductions to the squad – eight uncapped players, plus a further 14 with under 10 caps – and with it positive results via victories over Tonga, Australia and South Africa.Where do the players called up and the ones left out stand now, though? England had a 28-man squad for last year’s Six Nations due to Covid-bubble stipulations, but Jones is set to n …