Jack Nowell injury is a pain for Exeter and a concern for Eddie Jones

• England wing will have scan on injured ankle
• ’We can be proud,’ says Exeter’s Rob Baxter

Jack Nowell will have a scan on his left ankle after limping off 10 minutes before the end of Exeter’s third defeat in a Premiership final to Saracens in four seasons.

The Exeter full-back, who is used as a wing by England, will be named in the World Cup squad if fit. He had been one of the outstanding players in the final that set a record for the number of points scored while Saracens set a new landmark by coming from 11 points down to win. “It is too early to say with Jack,” said Rob Baxter, the Exeter head coach. “He will have a scan. He has had a couple of ankle issues this season. He had an outstanding match, very difficult to put on the floor, strong and quick.”

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