Saints star to captain England during summer tour

Tom Wood to captain England Credit: PA

Northampton Saints' Tom Wood is to captain England on their summer tour of Uruguay and Argentina and the game against the Barbarians.

The flanker is one of six Saints stars to be named in the squad. He'll be joined by uncapped team mate Calum Clark.

Fellow forwards Paul Doran Jones, Courtney Lawes and Backs Lee Dickson and Ben Foden are also included.

England take on the Barbarians at Twickenham on May 26 before playing a CONSUR XV, representing the South American nations, in Montevideo, Uruguay, on June 2, and then Tests against Argentina in Salta (June 8) and Buenos Aires (June 15).