Elliot Daly declares himself fit to make England comeback against France

first_imgSix Nations 2018 Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook “I just want to play rugby whatever game there is. Next weekend there isn’t a game for Wasps so I would love to be considered for the France game if possible. I just want to train well, get fit and see what happens..”England, beaten 25-13 by Scotland at Murrayfield, will gather for training in London this weekend having cut short their camp in Oxford because of the weather. Daly’s lack of match practice would seem to make an instant recall to the starting XV unlikely but Eddie Jones, likes to select players based on what he sees in training. “The training here is suited to getting you back quicker,” Daly said. “We’re at match intensity all the time pushing yourself to the limit. If you can do that then you can do it in a game.“Eddie chucks us the ball and usually it’s a ‘one shot, one kill’ scenario. If you drop the ball you’re defending.If you train well and make a good impression then you have a chance of being picked.”Competition for places in the back three is intense, with Mike Brown, Anthony Watson, Jonny May and Jack Nowell vying for three starting berths, and Daly believes the squad will respond swiftly to the Murrayfield defeat. “We are going to lose games but it is how we bounce back from that. The mood is positive.” England rugby union team Since you’re here… Share via Email Six Nations Share on Messenger Reuse this content Share on Pinterest Read more news Nolli Waterman: ‘I’m very driven – what I do after retiring must be challenging’ … we have a small favour to ask. More people, like you, are reading and supporting the Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. And unlike many news organisations, we made the choice to keep our reporting open for all, regardless of where they live or what they can afford to pay.The Guardian will engage with the most critical issues of our time – from the escalating climate catastrophe to widespread inequality to the influence of big tech on our lives. At a time when factual information is a necessity, we believe that each of us, around the world, deserves access to accurate reporting with integrity at its heart.Our editorial independence means we set our own agenda and voice our own opinions. Guardian journalism is free from commercial and political bias and not influenced by billionaire owners or shareholders. This means we can give a voice to those less heard, explore where others turn away, and rigorously challenge those in power.We hope you will consider supporting us today. We need your support to keep delivering quality journalism that’s open and independent. Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Support The Guardian from as little as $1 – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Share on Twitter Support The Guardian Topics Share on WhatsApp Elliot Daly is ready and willing to help revive England’s Six Nations campaign in Paris next week. The British & Irish Lions Test wing has not played since damaging an ankle joint in mid-December but is back in full training and, if selected, is confident of being fit to face France.Daly was injured after landing awkwardly on his left ankle against La Rochelle and a tight calf has also meant he has not played for Wasps or England since. “I’m feeling good; fit and ready to go in my opinion,” said the 25-year-old, who started all three of England’s November Tests, scoring three tries. “It was just a minor calf thing … I was coming back early from my ankle so it’s probably turned out even. Rugby unionlast_img read more