Mike Tindall (Gloucester Rugby) sustained bruising to his liver during yesterday's RBS 6 Nations match against Wales and was last night admitted for observation to the Hammersmith Hospital, London.
Mike remains under observation and a further update on his condition will be available tomorrow (Monday) . At this stage he is unlikely to participate in the remainder of the tournament.
David Strettle (Harlequins) sustained an injury to the fifth metatarsal in his left foot while Tom Rees (London Wasps) suffered an injury to the medial collateral ligament of his left knee. Both will undergo further imaging and specialist reviews on Monday.
Lewis Moody (Leicester Tigers) injured his right Achilles tendon and will have further imaging and a specialist review early next week.
Strettle, Rees and Moody will not be fit for selection for Sunday's RBS 6 Nations match against Italy in Rome and have returned to their clubs. The England and club medical teams will be liaising on their futher treatment and rehabilitation.
An update on any call-ups to the squad will be announced tomorrow.
England Media Access
All times subject to change
Monday February 4
No media access. Injury update if applicable.
Tuesday February 5
1.00pm Two senior players available for interview – Bath Spa Hotel, Vellore Restaurant
Wednesday February 6
10.00am Open training for media at the University of Bath
10.20am Further 20 minutes open training for Getty and one national pooled photographer
1.00pm Team announcement via the new wires
1.30pm Brian Ashton press conference – Bath Spa Hotel, Vellore Restaurant
1.45pm Brian Ashton writers briefing
2.00pm Brian Ashton x 4 pre-booked broadcast interviews. Please pre-book with email@example.com by 12pm on Tuesday, February 5.
2.00pm 22 man test squad excluding captain and two Tuesday players available for interview. One player reserved for Sunday publications
Thursday February 7
1.00pm Assistant Coaches - Mike Ford and John Wells - writers briefing – Bath Spa Hotel, Vellore Restaurant
1.20pm England captain’s press conference –Vellore Restaurant
1.40pm Broadcast interviews with the captain (max 4). Please pre-book with firstname.lastname@example.org by 12pm on Wednesday, February 6
2.00pm Brian Ashton daily writers briefing – Vellore Restaurant
Friday February 8
England depart for Rome. No media access.
Saturday February 9
3.00pm Brian Ashton press conference – Rome, Cavalieri Hilton, Salla San Pietro
3.20pm Brian Ashton x 4 broadcast interviews. Please pre-book with email@example.com by 12pm on Friday, February 8.
3.20pm Senior player available for writers briefing
Sunday February 10
Match day media access England v Italy
Monday February 11
England fly back to the UK – injury update if applicable. No media access.
RFU Media Office 07711 259179 & 07736 517610