Courtney Lawes in England squad but Luther Burrell misses out

Courtney Lawes
Courtney Lawes won his 30th cap for England against the All Blacks
Autumn international - England v South Africa
Date: Saturday, 15 November; Time: 14:30 GMT; Venue: Twickenham; Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and full live text commentary online. Highlights on BBC Three at 19:00 GMT.

Courtney Lawes is a doubt for England's match against South Africa on Saturday, after suffering concussion in the 24-21 defeat by New Zealand.

But the 25-year-old Northampton Saints lock could still play at Twickenham if he passes medical tests.

Northampton centre Luther Burrell, who missed the All Blacks match with a hand injury, is not included in the squad.

He will continue to receive treatment at his club, while fly-half Stephen Myler is out with a hamstring problem.

Luther Burrell
Luther Burrell scored his first England try against France in the opening Six Nations match of 2014

England fell to a fifth defeat to New Zealand in 12 months and are looking to bounce back against the Springboks.

"The players will review the All Blacks game on Monday before moving on to prepare for South Africa," said England coach Stuart Lancaster, who has named a 34-man squad.

His matchday 23 will be announced on Tuesday and his starting line-up two days later.

Lawes has started his "graduated return to play" concussion protocol, meaning he could be eligible to play in the second of England's four autumn internationals.

England Squad

D Attwood (Bath Rugby), B Barritt (Saracens), K Brookes (Newcastle Falcons), M Brown, D Care (both Harlequins), C Clark, L Dickson (both Northampton Saints), K Eastmond (Bath Rugby), O Farrell (Saracens), G Ford (Bath Rugby), A Goode (Saracens), D Hartley (Northampton Saints), J Haskell (Wasps), J Joseph (Bath Rugby), G Kitchener (Leicester Tigers), G Kruis (Saracens), C Lawes (Northampton Saints), J Marler (Harlequins), J May, B Morgan (both Gloucester Rugby), M Mullan (Wasps), J Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), C Robshaw (Harlequins, captain), S Rokoduguni, H Thomas (both Bath Rugby), B Twelvetrees (Gloucester Rugby), B Vunipola (Saracens), A Watson, R Webber (both Bath Rugby), R Wigglesworth (Saracens), D Wilson (Bath Rugby), T Wood (Northampton Saints), M Yarde (Harlequins), B Youngs (Leicester Tigers)

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