Manu Tuilagi is poised to make his first Six Nations start in six years after Ben Te’o was ruled out of Saturday’s clash with Ireland by a side strain.
England must enter their seismic Guinness Six Nations clash against Ireland without their first choice inside centre after Ben Te’o suffered a side strain.
Brad Shields missed training on Tuesday morning to put his involvement in England’s Guinness Six Nations clash with Ireland in doubt.
England are continuing to monitor the fitness of Brad Shields as they step up preparations for their Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland in Dublin.
Wasps boss Dai Young has played down any injury concerns surrounding England forwards Joe Launchbury and Brad Shields.
England boss Eddie Jones has suffered another injury worry ahead of the Six Nations with flanker Brad Shields missing Wasps’ Heineken Champions Cup clash against Leinster.