EXCLUSIVE: England’s Rugby World Cup plans in tatters as winger Elliot Daly is ruled out through injury – and Anthony Watson is a doubt
- England’s World Cup plans have been rocked after back Elliot Daly’s new injury
- Mail Sport understands versatile Saracen Daly is ruled out of the tournament
- Anthony Watson is also feared to be in danger of missing the France competition
England’s World Cup plans have been rocked by further upheaval as Mail Sport understands Elliot Daly has been ruled out of the tournament.
At this stage, the nature of his injury is unclear but the Saracens veteran had been selected by head coach Steve Borthwick as a valued, versatile asset in the back line and a Lion with vast experience.
Anthony Watson is also feared to be in danger of missing the World Cup due to injury.
Wings Jonny May and Joe Cokanasiga have been called up by Borthwick – with May starting against Fiji on Saturday.
This latest chaos follows on the back of a turbulent 10 days for England, with captain Owen Farrell and Billy Vunipola being banned for high tackles.
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Mail Sport understands England’s Elliot Daly has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup
The news of the versatile Saracens star’s injury comes as a blow to head coach Steve Borthwick (pictured) after recent bans for key senior players Owen Farrell and Billy Vunipola
Winger Anthony Watson is also feared to be in danger of missing the World Cup due to injury
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