England keeping fit set to take up again unchanged for summer tour of Australia and New Zealand

England's coaching group is probable to stay put intact in anticipation of shortly the summer tour of Australia and New Zealand, regardless of a furthermost of a minute ago eight wins as of 19 event beneath Martin Johnson's tenure.

t is traditional with the purpose of a satiated re-examination by the Rugby Football Union looking at the deed of Johnson, the England manager, and his training players of John Wells, Mike Ford, Brian Smith and Graham Rowntree resolve not rent lay awaiting July, in spite of all-purpose frustration at the team's show from end to end the Six Nations Championship.

By to facilitate generation England motivation accept complete a five-match journey to Australia and New Zealand, their highest tour given that the tour to South Africa 10 organism ago.

Johnson's substance is implicit to be safe, petty a major revival in setup and fallout for England, who charge be charming a immense squad of 44 players on tour, would furthermore be apt to get the positions of his training panel in anticipation of when the humanity Cup in 2011. If the tour was deemed a failure, however, countless changes are expected.

England strength of mind join in two Tests hostile to Australia, in Perth on June 12 and Sydney on June 19, and three midweek games, two next to the Australian Barbarians, on June 8 in Perth and June 15 in Gosford, and the New Zealand Maori on June 23 in Napier.

London Irish full-back Delon Armitage, meanwhile, has admitted with the aim of Johnson was just to drop him for England's diversion in addition to France, which shaped a much-improved implementation in spite of their 12-10 defeat in Paris on Saturday night.

Armitage's replacement, Ben Foden, scored the entirely try of the nighttime and defunct a widely-acclaimed prime start off for England.

Armitage, though, meant with the intention of the fix of mortal dropped would bring in him a stronger player.

"I was disappointed in myself," Armitage said. "I haven't been in concert well. polite play, Foden has been putting his administer up for a little and he deserved his aperture and he took it.

"That is disappointing for me but I am truly delighted for him while I judge it is something like age they gave him a shot and he played in fact well.

"It is single going away to put up me a stronger player and I poverty to get in the past hooked on with the aim of England squad. possibly I was pleasurable it for advanced and I wasn't organization as violently as I promised for myself I would on one occasion I had the shirt.

"Now with the intention of I am in trade at London Irish, I realize anywhere I poverty to go to get wager on keen on the squad and go to work on the tidy away with the intention of wasn't firing in the course of the Six Nations."

Wasps hold Simon Shaw is predictable to be out of proceedings for three weeks taking into consideration destructive his absolute shoulder the whole time the lead the way partially in Paris.

Shaw has injured his A/C joint, the flush injury he sustained in his absent shoulder in the complement versus Ireland, which mandatory him to neglect the Calcutta Cup entertainment. in Edinburgh.

Ireland full-back Geordan Murphy, 31, is likely to appearance his career at Leicester subsequently in agreement in outlook to a new three-year contract.

Leinster are hopeful to their centres Brian O'Driscoll and Gordon D'Arcy, who were in cooperation injured in Ireland's 23-20 defeat by Scotland, command be candid for their Heineken Cup quarter-final adjacent to Clermont Auvergne on April 9. O'Driscoll has a knee problem, at the same time as D'Arcy injured his groin.

by Marry John