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Jones hopeful injured England pair will take on Pumas

By Andrew Baldock

England boss Eddie Jones says he is hopeful that Alex Lozowski and Sam Underhill will be fit to tour Argentina after going off injured during a 28-14 victory over the Barbarians.

Both players appeared to suffer shoulder injuries and departed in the first half at Twickenham as England won courtesy of tries by Nathan Earle, Nick Isiekwe and Danny Care, while fly-half George Ford kicked 13 points.

"They are not too serious," England head coach Jones said.

"We are hopeful they will be right to tour. Fingers crossed, they should be okay."

Sale Sharks' former rugby league wing Denny Solomona, meanwhile, was travelling down to the England camp in Surrey on last night as he continues his recovery from a foot injury.

Jones, who is set to name an updated tour squad today for two Tests against the Pumas, added: "He will have a run tomorrow, and we will see how he goes."

England fielded eight uncapped players against the Barbarians, with the stand-out performers being strong-running Earle and 18-year-old Sale flanker Tom Curry, who excelled at the breakdown.

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