England retain 26 players ahead of Grand Slam clash with France

Dylan Hartley
Captain Dylan Hartley did not take part in Tuesday's training at Pennyhill Park
Six Nations: France v England
Date: Saturday, 19 March Venue: Stade de France, Paris Kick-off: 20:00 GMT
Coverage: Live on BBC One, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary.

Coach Eddie Jones has retained 26 players in camp ahead of England's bid to complete a Six Nations Grand Slam by beating France in Paris on Saturday.

Prop Matt Mullan is named as cover for Joe Marler, who faces a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday for striking.

Sale's uncapped hooker Tommy Taylor is included, while captain Dylan Hartley sat out Tuesday's training, for what is thought to be precautionary reasons.

England, who beat Wales on Saturday, have won the Six Nations.

Jones' side secured the title after Scotland beat France last Sunday, and win in Paris will complete England's first clean sweep since 2003.

Forwards: Kieran Brookes (Northampton Saints), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers),Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs), Jack Clifford (Harlequins), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), James Haskell (Wasps), Maro Itoje (Saracens), George Kruis (Saracens), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Joe Marler (Harlequins), Matt Mullan (Wasps), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Tommy Taylor (Sale Sharks), Billy Vunipola (Saracens), Mako Vunipola (Saracens).

Backs: Mike Brown (Harlequins), Danny Care (Harlequins), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Bath), Alex Goode (Saracens), Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Manu Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers), Anthony Watson (Bath), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers).

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