Inghilterra – I convocati per i BaaBaas e per il tour americano. By Giorgio Sbrocco

Il ct Stuart Lancaster ha definito le convocazioni (doppie) per il match dell’Inghilterra contro i Barbarians (domenica 26 maggio, senza giocatori di Leicester e Northampton finalisti di Premiership) e per il Tour in Uruguay (2 giugno il test a Montevideo) e Argentina (8e 15 giugno i due impegni con i Pumas)Inghilterra (Uruguay e Argentina)Avanti Dave Attwood (Bath Rugby, 2 caps)Rob Buchanan (Harlequins, uncapped)Calum Clark (Northampton Saints)Alex Corbisiero (London Irish, 18 caps)Paul Doran Jones (Northampton Saints, 4 caps)Tom Johnson (Exeter Chiefs, 5 caps)Matt Kvesic (Worcester Warriors, uncapped)Joe Launchbury (London Wasps, 9 caps)Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, 20 caps)Joe Marler (Harlequins, 10 caps)Ben Morgan (Gloucester Rugby, 10 caps)David Paice (London Irish, 6 caps)Ed Slater (Leicester Tigers, uncapped)Henry Thomas (Sale Sharks, uncapped)Billy Vunipola (London Wasps, uncapped)Rob Webber (Bath Rugby, 3 caps)David Wilson (Bath Rugby, 26 caps)Tom Wood (Northampton Saints, captain, 18 caps)Linea arretrataMike Brown (Harlequins, 16 caps)Freddie Burns (Gloucester Rugby, 1 cap)Luther Burrell (Northampton Saints, uncapped)Lee Dickson (Northampton Saints, 7 caps)Kyle Eastmond (Bath Rugby, uncapped)Ben Foden (Northampton Saints, 30 caps)Jonathan Joseph (London Irish, 4 caps)Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby, uncapped)Stephen Myler (Northampton Saints, uncapped)David Strettle (Saracens, 13 caps)Billy Twelvetrees (Gloucester Rugby, 4 caps)Christian Wade (London Wasps, uncapped)Richard Wigglesworth (Saracens, 12 caps)Marland Yarde (London Irish, uncapped) Inghilterra ( Barbarians)Avanti Dave Attwood (Bath Rugby), Rob Buchanan (Harlequins), Alex Corbisiero (London Irish), Tom Johnson (Exeter Chiefs), Matt Kvesic (Worcester Warriors), Joe Launchbury (London Wasps), Joe Marler (Harlequins), Ben Morgan (Gloucester Rugby), Kearnan Myall (Sale Sharks), David Paice (London Irish), Henry Thomas (Sale Sharks), Billy Vunipola (London Wasps), Rob Webber (Bath Rugby), David Wilson (Bath Rugby).Linea arretrataMike Brown (Harlequins), Freddie Burns (Gloucester Rugby), Kyle Eastmond (Bath Rugby), Jonathan Joseph (London Irish), Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby), David Strettle (Saracens), Haydn Thomas (Exeter Chiefs), Billy Twelvetrees (Gloucester Rugby), Christian Wade (London Wasps), Richard Wigglesworth (Saracens), Marland Yarde (London Irish).Giorgio Sbrocco

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All Blacks – Hansen ne chiama 38 in vista della Francia. Dieci i debuttanti. By Giorgio Sbrocco

Non ci sono Dan Carter (che sta disputando il Super Rugby) e Richie McCaw (a riposo per ricaricare le pile) nella lista dei 38 AB che il ct Steve Hansen ha diramato in vista degli impegni di giugno con la Francia in Tour in NZ. Dieci gli uncapped (e altri ne arriveranno) scelti nello smisurato bacino naturale che, nonostante ricorrenti voci di crisi e di raffreddamento del movimento di base, rimane unn giardino sterminato da cui cogliere i meglio fioriALL BLACKS Linea arretrata: Israel Dagg, Ben Smith, Charles Piutau, Frank Halai, Hosea Gear, Julian Savea, Rene Ranger, Conrad Smith, Ma'a Nonu, Francis Saili, Tom Taylor, Dan Carter, Aaron Cruden, Beauden Barrett, Piri Weepu, Aaron Smith, TJ Perenara, Tawera Kerr-Barlow.Avanti: Kieran Read, Victor Vito, Sam Cane, Liam Messam, Steven Luatua, Brad Shields, Sam Whitelock, Brodie Retallick, Luke Romano, Ali Williams, Dominic Bird, Owen Franks, Ben Afeaki, Tony Woodcock, Ben Franks, Wyatt Crockett, Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, Andrew Hore, Keven Mealamu, Dane Coles.Giorgio Sbrocco

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