England’s troubled build-up to the World Cup has continued with the news that Anthony Watson will miss the entire tournament because of a calf problem.
In the week Owen Farrell and Billy Vunipola were issued with bans that rule them out of the critical opener against Argentina, coach Steve Borthwick has now lost a first choice wing.
Watson sustained the damage in Saturday’s 29-10 rout by Ireland and has been replaced in the 33-man World Cup squad by Jonny May, who starts Saturday’s clash with Fiji.
It is a savage blow for the Lions three-quarter who had previously battled back…
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