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England amend squad for 2013 Six Nations

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rfu.com and James Mortimer     22 Jan 2013     Getty Images

England Under 20 graduate Kvesic reported to the camp in Leeds this evening as injury cover for Tom Johnson after the Exeter Chiefs flanker injured his knee in the Heineken Cup defeat to Leinster on Saturday.

Botha, who both featured in last autumn’s QBE Internationals, will arrive tomorrow in place of Northampton Saints’ Calum Clark who suffered a shoulder injury. Both players will remain at their clubs for treatment.

Monye, who celebrated 200 games for Quins with a Heineken Cup try against Connacht last weekend, is also added to the training group while injuries are assessed from the weekend’s European action.

England Senior training squad (34)

Chris Ashton (Saracens)
Brad Barritt (Saracens)
Mouritz Botha (Saracens)
Mike Brown (Harlequins)
Freddie Burns (Gloucester Rugby)
Danny Care (Harlequins)
Alex Corbisiero (London Irish)
Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers)
Lee Dickson (Northampton Saints)
Owen Farrell (Saracens)
Toby Flood (Leicester Tigers)
Ben Foden (Northampton Saints)
Alex Goode (Saracens)
Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints)
James Haskell (London Wasps)
Jonathan Joseph (London Irish)
Matt Kvesic (Worcester Warriors)
Joe Launchbury (London Wasps)
Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints)
Joe Marler (Harlequins)
Ben Morgan (Gloucester Rugby)
Geoff Parling (Leicester Tigers)
Chris Robshaw (Harlequins)
David Strettle (Saracens)
Manusamoa Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers)
Billy Twelvetrees (Gloucester Rugby)
Billy Vunipola (London Wasps)
Mako Vunipola (Saracens)
Thomas Waldrom (Leicester Tigers)
David Wilson (Bath Rugby)
Tom Wood (Northampton Saints)
Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)
Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers)