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Lynagh, Harlequins' wingman (left), is the son ex-Australia flyhalf Michael. He was one of the Wallabies greatest ever fly-halfs.
Eddie Jones, England manager, has started a major overhaul of his squad by leaving out many big names for a training camp later in the month.
The 45-man squad was missing Mako Vunipola and Billy, as well as Jamie George and George Ford.
Names of eight uncapped players include Harlequins wing Louis Lynagh, and Mark Atkinson, a 31-year old Gloucester centre.
Jones stated that "the door isn’t closed” to players who aren’t involved.
He confirmed that Elliot Daly, the Saracens centre, has undergone an operation to correct a stress fracture sustained on the British and Irish Lions tours. This will prevent him from appearing in the autumn Tests.
Lynagh is the son and Australia legend Michael.
Jones is looking to the future as he includes nine players who made their debuts this summer, including fly-half Marcus Smith.
The England head coach, as was the case halfway through last World Cup cycle, Jones started to eliminate the likes of Dylan Hartley and Chris Robshaw, James Haskell and Mike Brown, while Danny Care was still with them. He has now begun the process of rebuilding his squad, keeping in mind the tournament in France 2023.
Jones stated that although we haven't left out some players who are more experienced, we're clear that they're still eligible and will continue to work hard to be in contention.
Smith's exclusion however opens the door for Smith to be able to fly-half in extended runs this fall after being called up into the British and Irish Lions squads in South Africa.
A solid core of experienced players remains, including Ben Youngs (109-capped scrum half), while Joe Marler, a former player in 2021, has made himself available again.
Jones said, "This exciting squad is made up of both experienced players and young men who did well this summer and have earned their places again."
Lynagh, Atkinson and Harlequins flanker Jack Kenningham are joined by Wasps hooker Gabriel Oghre and Sale scrum-half Raffi Qirke. Harlequins hooker Sam Riley, Sale's prop Bevan Rodd, and Northampton's back Ollie Sloightholme.
Jamie Blamire, Trevor Davison of Newcastle, Joe Heyes and Lewis Ludlow all retained their spots after being capped in the summer matches against Canada and the United States.
This mini camp is part of England's preparations for the November Tests. South Africa, Australia, and Tonga are the opponents at Twickenham.
England's 45-man squad
Forwards: Jamie Blamire, Callum Chick, Luke Cowan-Dickie(Exeter), Trevor Davison/Newcastle), Alex Dombrandt/Harlequins, Charlie Ewels/Bath), Ellis Genge/Leicester), Joe Heyes/Leicester), Jonny Hill/Exeter), Ted Hill/Worcester), Maro itoje (Saracens), Courtney Lawes/Northampton), Lewis Ludlam/Exeter), Sam Riley (Harlequins), Sam Simmonds/Exeter), Will Stuart (Bath), Sam Underhill)
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