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England's Courtney Lawes tipped to make Scotland clash despite hamstring strain

Published 29/01/2016

Courtney Lawes is expected to be fit to face Scotland at Murrayfield
Courtney Lawes is expected to be fit to face Scotland at Murrayfield

England have eased fears over Courtney Lawes' fitness after he was unable to take part in Friday's open training at Twickenham.

Lawes sat out the morning's defensive session in front of a crowd of 15,000 with a hamstring injury, but it will not prevent him from playing against Scotland at Murrayfield on February 6.

"Courtney's got a small hamstring strain but he'll be all right for next week," defence coach Paul Gustard said.

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