Thomas answers England SOS

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 10:52
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Henry Thomas of Sale Sharks will train with England ahead of Saturday's Six Nations match against Scotland at Twickenham Stadium.

Thomas has been called up to the team's training base at Pennyhill Park as temporary injury cover for Alex Corbisiero, who remains at London Irish for treatment on his knee.

Ugo Monye (Harlequins) will also train with the squad while Freddie Burns (knee) stays at Gloucester for treatment.

England squad: Chris Ashton (Saracens), Brad Barritt (Saracens), Mouritz Botha (Saracens), Mike Brown (Harlequins), Danny Care (Harlequins), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Lee Dickson (Northampton Saints), Owen Farrell (Saracens), Toby Flood (Leicester Tigers), Ben Foden (Northampton Saints), Alex Goode (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), James Haskell (London Wasps), Jonathan Joseph (London Irish), Matt Kvesic (Worcester Warriors), Joe Launchbury (London Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Joe Marler (Harlequins), Ugo Monye (Harlequins), Ben Morgan (Gloucester), Geoff Parling (Leicester Tigers), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), David Strettle (Saracens), Henry Thomas (Sale Sharks), Manusamoa Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers), Billy Twelvetrees (Gloucester), Billy Vunipola (London Wasps), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Thomas Waldrom (Leicester Tigers), David Wilson (Bath), Tom Wood (Northampton Saints), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers), Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers).