Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby) and Alex Mitchell (Northampton Saints) are included in the squad replacing Jack van Poortvliet (Leicester Tigers) and Anthony Watson.

Owen Farrell will captain England in his third Rugby World Cup with Ellis Genge and Courtney Lawes named as vice captains.
The squad is made up of 19 forwards and 14 backs. Seventeen players have previous Rugby World Cup experience with three - Dan Cole, Courtney Lawes and Ben Youngs - set to play in their fourth RWC tournament.

(changes to original announcement appear in bold)


Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers, 100 caps)***
Ellis Genge (Bristol Bears, 49 caps)*
Joe Marler (Harlequins, 79 caps)**

Bevan Rodd (Sale Sharks, 3 caps)
Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears, 62 caps)*
Will Stuart (Bath Rugby, 26 caps)

Theo Dan (Saracens, 1 cap)
Jamie George (Saracens, 77 caps)**

Jack Walker (Harlequins, 3 caps)

Second row
Ollie Chessum (Leicester Tigers, 9 caps)
Maro Itoje (Saracens, 67 caps)*
George Martin (Leicester Tigers, 2 caps)

David Ribbans (Toulon, 6 caps)

Flanker / Number 8

Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, 45 caps)*
Ben Earl (Saracens, 15 caps)
Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, 97 caps)***
Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints, 20 caps)*
Billy Vunipola (Saracens, 68 caps) **
Jack Willis (Toulouse, 10 caps)


Danny Care (Harlequins, 88 caps)*
Alex Mitchell (Northampton Saints, 6 caps)

Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 122 caps)***

Owen Farrell (Saracens, 106 caps)**

Marcus Smith (Harlequins, 22 caps)

Ollie Lawrence (Bath Rugby, 11 caps)
Joe Marchant (Stade Francais, 16 caps)

Manu Tuilagi (Sale Sharks, 51 caps)**

Wing / full back

Henry Arundell (Racing 92, 7 caps)
Elliot Daly (Saracens, 57 caps)*
George Ford (Sale Sharks, 82 caps)**
Max Malins (Bristol Bears, 19 caps)
Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby, 73 caps **)
Freddie Steward (Leicester Tigers, 23 caps)

*denotes number of Rugby World Cup tournaments played

Players replaced from original squad of 33: Jack van Poortvliet, Anthony Watson