Worcester Warriors duo Miles Benjamin and Tom Wood have been rewarded for their excellent form at Sixways Stadium this season with call-ups to the England Saxons EPS squad.
Wing ace Benjamin has been called in for Paul Sackey and back row Wood replaces Dan Ward-Smith, who is called into the senior England Senior EPS for training in Portugal.
The Worcester pair will train with the squad this week in Bath ahead of the England Saxons game with Ireland A on Sunday, January 31 (kick-off 2pm). Tickets are available priced £15 for adults and £7 for juniors by calling 0844 448 1865 or contacting www.bathrugby.com
Players called up as injury cover or replacing a player called into the Senior England EPS;
David Flatman (Bath Rugby)
Paul Doran-Jones (Gloucester Rugby)
Tom Mercey (Saracens)
Geoff Parling (Leicester Tigers)
Tom Wood (Worcester Warriors)
Luke Narraway (Gloucester Rugby)
Miles Benjamin (Worcester Warriors)
Noah Cato (Saracens)
Alex Goode (Saracens)
The aforementioned players are providing replacement cover for:
Alex Corbisiero (London Irish)
Matt Mullan (Worcester Warriors)
Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers)
Nick Kennedy (London Irish)
Dan Ward-Smith (London Wasps)
Chris Robshaw (Harlequins)
Paul Sackey (London Wasps)
Chris Ashton (Northampton Saints)
Olly Morgan (Gloucester Rugby)
Warrior Stuart Brooks will represent the club at Twickenham next weekend as he battles for the honour of carrying the coveted Aviva Premiership Rugby trophy onto the pitch ahead of the final between Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints.
There has been a flurry of activity taking place at Sixways off-the-field over the last two weeks as the stadium pitch has undergone major renovation in preparation for the 2013/2014 Aviva Premiership campaign.