Schonert selected for England’s tour to Argentina

Nick Schonert has been named in the England squad ahead of their two-Test series in Argentina next month.

The tighthead prop impressed for Warriors during the 2016/17 campaign and made 20 appearances in all competitions.

Schonert has been part of the England training camp in recent weeks and will now be aiming to make his full debut after being unavailable for selection against Barbarians due to injury.

Schonert will travel alongside Warriors coach Sam Vesty as England prepare to face the Pumas in San Juan on Saturday 10 June and then in Sante Fe on Saturday 17 June.

England Head Coach Eddie Jones said: “I'm really excited about this Test series in Argentina. It is a big opportunity for this group and we are going out there to win 2-0.

“We are looking forward to a good week of preparation in London before we depart this weekend.”

Meanwhile back row Alafoti Faosiliva has been called up to Samoa squad ahed of their summer fixtures against New Zealand (16 June), Wales (23 June) and Tonga (1 July).