Don Armand called up but Eddie Jones does not expect quick England fix

• Player in squad to face Ireland after Lawes and Hughes ruled out
• ‘We probably won’t get better at breakdown until the World Cup’

Don Armand has been called up by Eddie Jones for England’s final Six Nations match against Ireland on Saturday after Courtney Lawes and Nathan Hughes were ruled out with knee injuries. Armand won his solitary cap against Argentina last summer but Jones has since resisted calls to select the Zimbabwe-born back-row and previously questioned his work rate. With England outgunned at the breakdown in back-to-back defeats by Scotland and France, however, and the loss of two members of his starting back row, Armand was included in a 32-man squad on Sunday night.

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