Australia 20-21 England, Sydney, June 19
England name squad for Maori clash
June 19, 2010
England's Chris Ashton powers away to score a try, Australia v England, ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia, June 19, 2010
England wing Chris Ashton could be in line for a swift return to action against the Maori © Getty Images

Six members of the England team that started the 21-20 victory over Australia have been included in the midweek squad to play the New Zealand Maori in Napier on Wednesday.

Try-scorers Ben Youngs and Chris Ashton will both remain on tour along with lock Courtney Lawes plus props Tim Payne and Dan Cole. There are concerns over the fitness of Olly Barkley, why has injured a hamstring, but England have plenty of cover in the form of Brad Barritt, Dominic Waldouck and even Shane Geraghty.

England manager Martin Johnson will name the team on Tuesday, when the team captain is also set to be announced.

England's 28-man squad for Wednesday's match against the New Zealand Maori in Napier:

FORWARDS - S Armitage (London Irish), D Attwood (Gloucester), D Cole (Leicester), G Chuter (Leicester), P Doran-Jones (Gloucester) Phil Dowson (Northampton,) D Flatman (Bath), J Haskell (Stade Francais), C Lawes (Northampton), L Mears (Bath), G Parling (Leicester), T Payne (Wasps), C Robshaw (Harlequins), D Ward-Smith (Wasps), R Webber (Wasps).

BACKS - D Armitage (London Irish), C Ashton (Northampton), O Barkley (Bath), B Barritt (Saracens), D Care (Harlequins), B Foden (Northampton), S Geraghty (Northampton), C Hodgson (Sale Sharks), D Strettle (Harlequins), M Tait (Sale Sharks), D Waldouck (Wasps), R Wigglesworth (Sale Sharks), B Youngs (Leicester).


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