England to announce summer rugby test games against the US and Canada in Twickenham in July

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England to announce summer test matches against the US and Canada in July at Twickenham, with at least 10,000 fans expected … and Wales also host two matches in Cardiff

  • England will play test matches against the US and Canada in Twickenham in July
  • England will host the US on July 4 and Canada with 10,000 fans six days later
  • The Principality Stadium hosts games in Wales against Canada and Argentina
  • Scotland’s matches against Romania and Georgia had already been announced

England’s summer tests against the US and Canada were confirmed by the RFU on Monday, along with the resurgence of the national ‘A’ team – which will help stop the loss of doubly qualified players.

While the North American teams will visit Twickenham on July 4 and 10 respectively, with up to 10,000 fans, perhaps more importantly is the first game for the Saxons since 2016.

Sportsmail understands that John Mitchell, Eddie Jones’s senior England assistant, will take charge of the Saxons for their meeting with Scotland ‘A’ at Welford Road, Leicester, on June 27th.

England will play test matches against the US and Canada in Twickenham in July

England will play test matches against the US and Canada in Twickenham in July

England will host the US and Canada on July 4 six days later with 10,000 fans expected

England will host the US and Canada on July 4 six days later with 10,000 fans expected

England will host the US and Canada on July 4 six days later with 10,000 fans expected

In the Six Nations, England was defeated at Twickenham by a Scottish team with center Cameron Redpath, who had been on Jones’s radar and played for England at age group level, but chose to switch alliances.

The next cross-border tug of war is likely to involve two of Sale’s front rowers, prop Bevan Rodd and whore Ewan Ashman, who are sought after by England and Scotland.

Jones and Mitchell can secure the loyalty of these up-and-coming rookies by pitting them against the Scots on Welford Road.

England coach Eddie Jones, who will be without an 11-man British and Irish Lions contingent, said: ‘The summer series gives us the chance to look at many players and see them come up, and it’s an important part. of our World Cup preparation.

John Mitchell will take charge of the Saxons in their meeting with Scotland 'A' on June 26

John Mitchell will take charge of the Saxons in their meeting with Scotland 'A' on June 26

John Mitchell will take charge of the Saxons in their meeting with Scotland ‘A’ on June 26

‘We are very much looking forward to having supporters back in the stadiums. It makes such a difference, and we expect it to be three exciting games for everyone. ‘

Cardiff’s Principality Stadium will host Wales’ games against Canada and Argentina from July 3-17, and Ireland has Dublin appointments with Japan and the US.

Scotland’s July games against Romania and Georgia had already been announced.

Cardiff's Principality Stadium will host matches in Wales against Canada and Argentina from July 3-17

Cardiff's Principality Stadium will host matches in Wales against Canada and Argentina from July 3-17

Cardiff’s Principality Stadium will host matches in Wales against Canada and Argentina from July 3-17

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