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Catt called up

England have added uncapped Bath prop Nathan Catt to their squad for the tour to New Zealand as cover for injury concerns over Mako Vunipola and Joe Marler.

Vunipola has a knee problem and is being assessed ahead of Saracens' appearance in Saturday's Aviva Premiership final against Northampton while Marler is struggling with a slight hip strain.

Leicester prop Fraser Balmain will replace Catt in the England XV squad that is preparing for Sunday's fixture against the Barbarians at Twickenham.


From Belfast Telegraph