Ollie Lawrence could be again in time for England’s Six Nations match in opposition to Scotland on February 24. Ollie damage his hip whereas enjoying for Tub in opposition to Toulouse, simply two weeks earlier than the Championship began, which made individuals apprehensive that he may not play in any respect.
Nonetheless, the sturdy centre may be a part of the staff at their Surrey base quickly, which might give Steve Borthwick extra choices in opposition to Scotland later this month. “Ollie is probably coming in on the finish of this week, possibly subsequent week. He isn’t out there in opposition to Wales this weekend,” mentioned assault coach Richard Wigglesworth.
England are hopeful Ellis Genge might be match for this Saturday’s recreation in opposition to Warren Gatland’s Wales at Twickenham, though he’s carrying a foot harm.
Initially, Ellis was speculated to be on the bench for the 27-24 win in Rome, however Beno Obano changed him. “Ellis took some half in coaching right this moment (Tuesday) and we’re hopeful that he’s out there for the weekend, however we have clearly bought to get by way of the remainder of the week,” defined Wigglesworth.
George Martin is getting therapy for his knee and may also be prepared for Murrayfield. Nonetheless, there is not any phrase on when Marcus Smith might be again from his calf harm.
Smith bought injured throughout coaching at England’s camp in Girona and would possibly miss the complete Six Nations. “It appears like it will likely be additional again within the event if we get him again. It will not be within the subsequent couple of weeks,” mentioned Wigglesworth.
“Marcus has an unimaginable perspective. He was gutted however we have been gutted as effectively. We all know he is a world high quality participant.” Wigglesworth added, “We’re blessed in that place as a result of we have George Ford and Fin Smith, however that does not distract from what a high participant he’s and the impression he probably would have had.”
“His perspective was ‘I am going to simply come again higher’. I’ve little question that if we see him later within the event or if it is after that then he’ll come again in and put his hand up like he did.”