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Five Tigers retained for England camp

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Leicester Tigers George Ford, Ellis Genge, Jonny May, Manu Tuilagi and Ben Youngs have been retained by England head coach Eddie Jones in a 25-man squad for a three-day training camp in central London beginning today.

May, Tuilagi and Youngs all started last weekend's win over France at Twickenham, including a hat-trick of tries from May, with Ford featuring off the bench.

Fellow Tiger Dan Cole, who also came on as a replacement in the second round fixture at Twickenham, has not been retained for the camp.

Genge, who was included in the matchday 23 in Dublin, returns for selection after being included.

Forwards: Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs), Tom Curry (Sale Sharks), Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers), Jamie George (Saracens), Nathan Hughes (Wasps), George Kruis (Saracens), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Brad Shields (Wasps), Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins), Billy Vunipola (Saracens), Ben Moon (Exeter Chiefs), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs), Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons)
Backs: Chris Ashton (Sale Sharks), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Ollie Devoto (Exeter Chiefs), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors), Manu Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)

England's next game is in Cardiff against Wales on Saturday, February 23.