Warriors duo get England Saxons call-ups

By Geoff Berkeley Wednesday 09 January 2013 Updated: 11/01 11:10

Latest News

Buy photos » Matt Mullan. Picture by Ian Smith.

WORCESTER Warriors forwards Matt Mullan and Matt Kvesic have both been named in the England Saxons squad.

The talented duo are in line to gain international honours as the Saxons take on O2 Ireland Wolfhounds on Friday, January 25,

Mullan and Kvesic will meet up with the rest of Stuart Lancaster's squad for training in 12 days time with the match scheduled to be played in Galway.

Their selection offers another chance for the pair to impress the England boss having made the Saxons squad in July last year.

Lancaster said: "The fact that we have spent significant time deliberating over quite a few players shows how tough the competition is to get into this 65 and the strength in depth that is emerging.

"This is a very important year for England, with the Six Nations and the Saxons games to look forward to so there are some great opportunities for the players to demonstrate their club form at international level."

Popular »

1 Students brave the Dragons Den

2 Giles Potter misses out on X Factor dream

3 Phatfish kick off tour in city

4 Police hunt wanted man with links to city

More sport »

Hill makes ten changes as Warriors head to Rovigo

SECOND row Dean Schofield has been handed the

Percival gets Schofield backing

STAND-IN skipper James Percival insists there are no

Redman hopeful Mullan and Kvesic will stay

ASSISTANT head coach Nigel Redman is hopeful prize

City ready for Robins revenge mission

WORCESTER City manager Carl Heeley says he is

Regional sport »


Stratford Observer
Lewis revels in London experience

STRATFORD'S Keir Lewis revealed being roared down the home straight ...

Bromsgrove Standard
Sporting win first FA Cup game

The FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round Bromsgrove Sporting (2) 0 ...

Redditch Standard
Redditch Entaco

REDDITCH Entaco head into the weekend's fixtures hoping to improve ...

Evesham Observer
Hurricane Bertha has the final say

HURRICANE Bertha did not deter six intrepid sailors from entering ...