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Harlequins’ 20-year-old prop Lewis Boyce is one of eight uncapped players in the England squad for the Six Nations opener against Italy in Rome.
Exeter prop Alec Hepburn also receives a call-up, as does Newcastle flanker Gary Graham.
In the absence of Nathan Hughes and Billy Vunipola, Bath number eight Zach Mercer is named and is no longer
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