England contender Jones breaks leg in training

Sam Jones

Jones is one of seven uncapped players in England’s 37-man training squad

Back row forward Sam Jones will not make his England debut in the autumn Tests after suffering a fractured fibula, Wasps have confirmed.

Jones was injured in England’s final training session before Eddie Jones names his final squad to face South Africa, Fiji, Argentina and Australia.

The 24-year-old had hoped to replace the injured James Haskell for the Tests in November and December.

“I really feel for Sam,” said Wasps director of rugby Dai Young.

“He has worked his socks off for Wasps and deservedly got his call-up to England.”

An X-ray confirmed a fracture of the right leg and the club is awaiting results of MRI scans to determine the full extent of the damage.

“Our medics and physios will look after him and we look forward to having him back when he is ready,” Young added.

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