England’s Ashton pulls out of training squad for family reasons

FILE PHOTO - Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - England Training - Pennyhill Park Hotel, Bagshot, Britain - February 6, 2019 England's Chris Ashton during training Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

(Reuters) – England winger Chris Ashton has withdrawn from their 29-man World Cup training squad for family reasons but will not be replaced, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Sunday. Sale Sharks’ Ashton was named in Eddie Jones’ training squad ahead of the World Cup in Japan this year, with the team set to […]

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