Thomas Waldrom will fly to New Zealand as backup at the Rugby World Cup for England’s Nick Easter, who is being treated for a sore back.
The following is a roundup of stories from the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
England prop Andrew Sheridan will miss the remainder of the Rugby World Cup with a left shoulder injury.
Delon Armitage will start England’s Rugby World Cup opener against Argentina on the wing in place of Mark Cueto, who has been struggling with a back injury.
Following is a list of the 30-man squads selected by the 20 teams for the Sept. 9-Oct. 23 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand:
England prop forward Andrew Sheridan will likely miss his team’s remaining two Six Nations matches with a torn calf muscle, the Rugby Football Union said.
Alex Corbisiero will replace Andrew Sheridan at loosehead prop in the England lineup for tomorrow’s Six Nations rugby match against Italy.
Alex Corbisiero will replace Andrew Sheridan at loosehead prop in the England lineup for the Six Nations rugby match against Scotland in two days.
England flank forward Lewis Moody will miss the Six Nations rugby match against France at Twickenham in two days after a knee ligament injury flared up again.
England rugby coach Martin Johnson will make one change to the squad that beat Australia when his team takes on New Zealand this weekend at Twickenham in London.