Axed England man sends emphatic message to Eddie Jones
By Rugby Onslaught

Axed England man sends emphatic message to Eddie Jones

Worcester Warriors centre Ollie Lawrence shared a cryptic Twitter post on Thursday which could be directed at England head coach Eddie Jones.

The 22-year-old was one of the players that missed out on Jones’ 34-man squad for the autumn internationals against Tonga, Australia and South Africa despite featuring for England in the summer, this year’s Six Nations and the autumn last year.

He Tweeted on Thursday “comeback gonna be diffffferent,” which could be read as a direct message to the England boss as he seeks to earn a place back in the national squad. Equally, this could be about his England teammate Anthony Watson, who ruptured his ACL against Saracens on Sunday, which will rule him out for many months. It is of course plausible that there is another meaning to this too, but the beauty of cryptic Tweets is that people can infer what they want and run with it.

See what you think:

England Squad

Jamie Blamire (Newcastle Falcons, 2 caps)
Callum Chick (Newcastle Falcons, 2 caps)
Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, 31 caps) – replaced by Jamie George
Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, 33 caps)
Trevor Davison (Newcastle Falcons, 1 cap)
Nic Dolly (Leicester Tigers, uncapped)
Alex Dombrandt (Harlequins, 1 cap)
Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby, 23 caps)
Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers, 30 caps)
Jonny Hill (Exeter Chiefs, 9 caps)
Maro Itoje (Saracens, 48 caps)
Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, 87 caps)
Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints, 10 caps)
Joe Marler (Harlequins, 72 caps)
George Martin (Leicester Tigers, 1 cap)
Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs, 7 caps)
Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears, 44 caps)
Will Stuart (Bath Rugby, 12 caps)
Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby, 24 caps)

Mark Atkinson (Gloucester Rugby, uncapped)
Owen Farrell (Saracens, 93 caps)
Tommy Freeman (Northampton Saints, uncapped)
George Furbank (Northampton Saints, 4 caps)
Max Malins (Saracens, 8 caps)
Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby, 66 caps)
Raffi Quirke (Sale Sharks, uncapped)
Adam Radwan (Newcastle Falcons, 1 cap)
Harry Randall (Bristol Bears, 2 caps)
Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs, 40 caps)
Marcus Smith (Harlequins, 2 caps)
Freddie Steward (Leicester Tigers, 2 caps)
Manu Tuilagi (Sale Sharks, 43 caps)
Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby, 51 caps) – replaced by Joe Marchant
Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 109 caps)