Six Nations 2019: Injured Dylan Hartley joins England squad

first_img Six Nations 2019: England’s ‘remarkable’ depth softens Maro Itoje loss Countdown to #LeCrunch #ENGvFRA #CarryThemHome pic.twitter.com/IcSr79jzeE— England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) February 6, 2019″He’s been our captain and a leader, and for him to come in, in the shape that he’s in, is a credit to him. It’s a great reference to others in the group because, ultimately, that’s what we want. That’s exciting, especially when a player at the camp is in good nick.”It’s been good to see him, good to chat with him, have an update.”Ultimately, he gets two extra days a week in the program so I think we should hope to see him feature at some point in the Six Nations.” Related News England co-captain Dylan Hartley has linked up with the rest of the squad, boosting hopes he will play some part in the Six Nations.Hartley was left off of Eddie Jones’ initial squad, with a knee injury keeping him out of the opener against Ireland as England enjoyed a superb 32-20 win in Dublin. But the hooker has now joined his teammates as they prepare to face France at Twickenham this weekend, and defense coach John Mitchell is keen to see Hartley back in action.”It’s good to see Dylan — he looks in great shape,” Mitchell told Sky Sports. “He is an excellent advertisement for a lot of the guys.last_img

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