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England release trio for weekend

England and Gloucester centre Mike Tindall
Tindall has been struggling with injury and is short of match practice

England have released three more players ahead of this weekend's Guinness Premiership matches.

Bath prop David Barnes, Wasps flanker Joe Worsley and Gloucester centre Mike Tindall will rejoin the squad on Sunday in readiness for the November Tests.

England boss Martin Johnson had already released four players on Tuesday.

Locks Richard Blaze and Ben Kay have returned to Leicester, while David Strettle and Steffon Armitage are back at Harlequins and London Irish.

England start their autumn campaign against Australia at Twickenham on 7 November, followed by Tests against Argentina and New Zealand.

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