The RFU only consider players playing in the Aviva Premiership
Toulon 23 Saracens 31: Owen Farrell helped the Premiership champions make a fantastic start to their European campaign
Saracens 30 Wasps 14: Mako Vunipola and Mike Ellery scored the others to secure the bonus point
Anthony Watson and Sam Jones suffered a broken jaw and fractured leg respectively
Exeter have rested the free-scoring James Short and there is no sign of the England wing Jack Nowell
The sport’s response to concussion has yet to appease medical experts
Kruis has been described as a ‘dead cert’ starter for England
Steffon Armitage scored two tries as Toulon won 24-9 at home to Leinster in the Champions Cup
Man-for-man marking from the Premiership final as Saracens defeated Bath
Stuart Lancaster has selected a back-line with just 91 caps between them which includes debutants Nowell and Burrell
'I met every player last week one-to-one and, as there were 35 of them, it was a long day'
Ahead of England’s crucial first game against France, their feisty hooker admits that front-row tactics have had to change
Saracens knocked Ulster out of last year's tournament at the same stage but top seeds have looked in imperious form this campaign
I’ve been working on my leg power, my pace; I feel more confident
Fly-half has admitted it was “a very tough decision” to leave Leicester for a French club
The waiting is the hardest part. Thirty-five players, led by the reappointed national captain Chris Robshaw, will arrive in the England camp between Sunday evening and Monday morning as attention switches from the Heineken Cup – or rather, what is left of the Heineken Cup – to the Six Nations, which begins in a fortnight's time. How many will be in a condition to train before the middle of next week at the earliest? Not as many as the head coach, Stuart Lancaster, would like, almost certainly.