Four players have the Anglia region have been named in new coach Eddie Jones' first 33-man England squad.
Dylan Hartley, Paul Hill and Courtney Lawes of Northampton Saints and Norfolk's Ben Youngs of Leicester Tigers are in the squad.
No captain named at this stage but Dylan Hartley is widely tipped despite his disciplinary problems. The Northampton hooker, 29, was dropped from the World Cup squad after a series of disciplinary breaches.
The notable omissions from the squad is Ben's brother Tom Youngs, the Leicester hooker who has been dropped and Northampton Saints' Tom Wood.
England head coach Eddie Jones says he has "chosen a lot of new players on the growth we see in them".
"The long-term strategy for England is to develop a side who can be the most dominant team in world rugby. Jones says "the door is not shut for anyone" after naming his first squad.
“I have spoken to some of the players who have not been selected," he said. "Naturally they will be disappointed and that is how it should be. They know what they need to do to get back into this squad.
"There is no such thing as a shut door because of injuries and loss of form. There will always be opportunities to anyone playing consistently well in the Premiership and Europe.”
The squad will meet at Pennyhill Park on 24 January to prepare for their opening Six Nations match against Scotland in Edinburgh on Saturday 6 February.
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Alex Corbisiero has left Northampton Saints with immediate effect, the club has announced.
Northampton Saints got 2016 off to the perfect start this afternoon beating Premiership title rivals Exeter Chiefs 8-3 in front of a record crowd at Franklin's Gardens.
Saints Hooker Mark Haywood got the only try of game in the first half. As the rain poured down the home side held firm and although Exeter scored a penalty with seven minutes to go, Northampton always looked like claiming a well deserved victory.
Northampton Saints will hoping to bounce back from their shock Boxing Day defeat at London Irish when they host Exeter Chiefs today (January 1).
The Chiefs are currently second in the Aviva Premiership and everyone involved with Saints knows they'll have to be at their best to win.
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Northampton Saints forward Alex Corbisiero has announced he is going to take a break from rugby at the end of the season.
The England prop has suffered a series of injuries in recent years and missed the World Cup this autumn with a back problem.
Corbisiero's contract at Franklin's Gardens expires in the summer and he says that instead of looking for a new club, he will take a year-long sabbatical instead.
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The Northampton Saints' coach who has been heavily linked to take rugby's top job has refused to comment after bookies placed 6/1 odds on him replacing Stuart Lancaster.
Jim Mallinder would not speculate on the rumours when ITV Anglia approached him at a press conference today.
It comes after Stuart Lancaster stood down after England's disappointing World Cup performance.
Other people linked to the job are Wales boss Warren Gatland, Australia's Michael Cheika, and Ireland's Joe Schmidt and Japan coach Eddie Jones whose side surprised many at the recent world cup.
Saints' England player Kieran Brookes spoke to us about the speculation.
This timelapse video shows the construction of Northampton Saints' new stand.
The camera was installed by ITV News Anglia, and shows the old stand being demolished and the new one being put up.
The Barwell Stand will be opened for the first time tomorrow when the Saints take on Saracens.
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