England release George Ford and Elliot Daly from training squad

George Ford played all three games of Six Nations from the bench
George Ford played all three games of Six Nations from the bench

England coach Eddie Jones has released George Ford and Elliot Daly from the training squad as they prepare for the fourth round of Six Nations clash against Ireland to be played on 12th March.

Ford played all three games of the tournament from the bench providing cover to Harlequins star Marcus Smith but now will be available to play for Leicester in the upcoming Gallagher Premiership clash along with his club team-mate Ollie Chessum.

Daly will also be available for Saracens and is released along with Harlequins prop Joe Marler.

Manu Tuilagi, who picked up another hamstring injury continues his recovery while Lewis Ludlow has been called up as a replacement as Tom Curry, who is recovering from a concussion.

Uncapped London Irish prop Will Goodrick-Clarke and Gloucester flanker Lewis Ludlow have also been called up in the 25-man training squad.

England are positioned third in the Six Nations table with two wins from three games and will face Ireland and France in the final two rounds.

England's 25-man squad:

Forwards: Alfie Barbeary, Jamie Blamire, Alex Dombrandt, Charlie Ewels, Ellis Genge, Jamie George, Will Goodrick-Clarke, Maro Itoje, Nick Isiekwe, Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes, Lewis Ludlow, Sam Simmonds, Kyle Sinckler, Will Stuart

Backs: George Furbank, Ollie Hassell-Collins, Max Malins, Joe Marchant, Jack Nowell, Harry Randall, Henry Slade, Marcus Smith, Freddie Steward, Ben Youngs