Joe Marler available for England v Australia after challenge to terms of ban

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Joe Marler will be available for England’s second autumn international against Australia after the terms of his three-week suspension were successfully challenged.

Marler – who was banned for striking Wasps’ Will Rowlands with his arm during a Champions Cup match last Saturday – was not due to be available to play until 20 November, ruling him out of England’s Tests against Argentina and the Wallabies and as a result he was not named in Eddie Jones’s 34-man squad on Thursday.

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