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Fifth Element: Saints stars called into England squad

Calum Clark Photo: PA

Northampton Saints stars make up almost a fifth of the 50-strong England Rugby World Cup training squad.

And Saints player of the season Calum Clark is one of five uncapped players to make it into the squad.

England coach Stuart Lancaster Credit: PA

We are excited to name this extended squad which allows us to look at a wide group of players who have been pushing hard for selection in training with us or playing well for their clubs this season. It's great to be able to include Alex Corbisiero... who missed the Six Nations because of injury

– Stuart Lancaster
Kieran Brookes Credit: PA

Also included is new Saints signing Kieran Brookes. Leicester Tigers pair Ben and Tom Youngs, who both come from Norfolk, also feature.

The Rugby World Cup kicks off in September with all the matches live on ITV

ENGLAND WORLD CUP TRAINING SQUAD England World Cup training squad
C Ashton (Saracens), D Attwood (Bath Rugby), B Barritt (Saracens), K Brookes, (Newcastle Falcons), M Brown (Harlequins), L Burrell (Northampton Saints), S Burgess (Bath Rugby), D Care (Harlequins), D Cipriani (Sale Sharks), C Clark (Northampton Saints), D Cole (Leicester Tigers), A Corbisiero (Northampton Saints), L Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs), E Daly (Wasps), L Dickson (Northampton Saints), K Eastmond (Bath Rugby), N Easter (Harlequins), O Farrell (Saracens), G Ford (Bath Rugby), A Goode (Saracens), D Hartley (Northampton Saints), J Haskell (Wasps), M Itoje (Saracens), J Joseph (Bath Rugby), C Lawes (Northampton Saints), J Launchbury (Wasps), G Kruis (Saracens), M Kvesic (Gloucester Rugby), J Marler (Harlequins), J May (Gloucester Rugby), S Myler (Northampton Saints), B Morgan (Gloucester Rugby), M Mullan (Wasps), J Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), G Parling (Leicester Tigers), C Robshaw (Harlequins), H Slade (Exeter Chiefs), E Slater (Leicester Tigers), D Strettle (Saracens), B Twelvetrees (Gloucester Rugby), M Vunipola (Saracens), B Vunipola (Saracens), A Watson (Bath Rugby), R Webber (Bath Rugby), R Wigglesworth (Saracens), D Wilson (Bath Rugby), T Wood (Northampton Saints), M Yarde (Harlequins), B Youngs (Leicester Tigers), T Youngs (Leicester Tigers).