Kvesic & Beaumont in England squad


Matt Kvesic

Germany-born Kvesic has played twice for England since making his debut in 2013

England have added Matt Kvesic and Josh Beaumont to their 27-man training squad for Sunday’s Six Nations match against Italy in Rome.

Travelling reserves Elliot Daly and Maro Itoje also join the 23 selected for England’s 15-9 opening win against Scotland at Murrayfield.

Back rows Kvesic and Beaumont were included in Eddie Jones’ first 33-man squad but were cut for Saturday’s game.

Kvesic is the only of the four additions to have been capped before.

The 23-year-old has played twice for England since making his debut in 2013.

England squad:

Backs: Mike Brown (Harlequins), Danny Care (Harlequins), Ollie Devoto (Bath), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Bath), Alex Goode (Saracens), Jonathan Joseph (Bath), Jack Nowell (Exeter), Anthony Watson (Bath), Ben Youngs (Leicester), Elliot Daly (Wasps)

Forwards: Dan Cole (Leicester), Jack Clifford (Harlequins), Jamie George (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton), James Haskell (Wasps), Paul Hill (Northampton), George Kruis (Saracens), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton), Joe Marler (Harlequins), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Billy Vunipola (Saracens), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Maro Itoje (Saracens), Matt Kvesic (Gloucester), Josh Beaumont (Sale)



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