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  Rugby Union: England name World Cup squad
Updated 08 September 2003, 16.08
Jonny Wilkinson
England rugby coach Clive Woodward has named his final squad of 30 for the World Cup.

There are a few surprises - one being the inclusion of Mike Catt as third fly half, following injuries to Charlie Hodgson and Alex King.

England coach Clive Woodward
England coach Clive Woodward
A number of strong players didn't get through, like Austin Healey.

Woodward said: "Austin has had almost a year out, and, although he has done very well, he has not quite done enough to be selected."

He also pointed out that not choosing Simon Shaw and Graham Rowntree was the hardest decision of his time as England coach.

The full squad, with their usual teams, is listed here:

Full-backs/wings: I Balshaw (Bath), B Cohen (Northampton), J Lewsey (Wasps), D Luger (Perpignan), J Robinson (Sale).
Centres: S Abbott (Wasps), W Greenwood (Harlequins), M Tindall (Bath).
Fly-halves: M Catt (Bath), P Grayson (Northampton), J Wilkinson (Newcastle).
Scrum-halves: K Bracken (Saracens), M Dawson (Northampton), A Gomarsall (Gloucester).
Props: J Leonard (Harlequins), P Vickery (Gloucester), J White (Leicester), T Woodman (Gloucester).
Hookers: M Regan (Leeds), S Thompson (Northampton), D West (Leicester).
Second rows: (D Grewcock (Bath), M Johnson (Leicester, capt), B Kay (Leicester)
Back rows: N Back (Leicester), M Corry (Leicester), L Dallaglio (Wasps), R Hill (Saracens), L Moody (Leicester), J Worsley (Wasps).


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