Marler makes England squad for South Africa tour

Joe Marler
Joe Marler

EASTBOURNE’S Joe Marler has been called up to England’s rugby squad set to tour South Africa next month.

The prop, who plays for rugby union team Harlequins, will be joined by Sussex duo Jordan Turner-Hall who also plays for Quins and London Wasps’ Joe Launchbury.

All three players were included in the Six Nations training squads and Turner-Hall made a substitute appearance against Scotland.

England play South Africa on 9, 13 and 23 June, and also face up against South Africa Barbarians South on 13 June and SA Barbarians North on 19 June.