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Sale's Taylor joins England squad

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Sale hooker Tommy Taylor has joined England's squad ahead of their Six Nations Grand Slam tilt against France on Saturday.

The uncapped 24-year-old replaces Jamie George, who had been ruled out after rupturing a tendon in his bicep, with Luke Cowan-Dickie the replacement hooker in the win over Wales at Twickenham.

England can secure their first Grand Slam since 2003 after sealing the Six Nations championship on Sunday, following Scotland's win over France.

Taylor was among 32 players who assembled at Pennyhill Park on Sunday to train ahead of the match at the Stade de France.

England squad

Forwards (19): Brookes, Cole, Cowan-Dickie, Clifford, Ewers, Hartley (captain), Haskell, Hill, Itoje, Kruis, Kvesic, Launchbury, Marler, Mullan, Robshaw, Slater, Taylor, B Vunipola, M Vunipola.

Backs (13): Brown, Care, Daly, Devoto, Farrell, Ford, Goode, Joseph, Nowell, Rokoduguni, Tuilagi, Watson, Youngs.