Conor O’Shea, the Director of Rugby of the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Harlequins FC has backed Nick Easter to make a return to the England setup, four years since he won his last cap.
Easter himself has admitted he desperately wants a recall to Stuart Lancaster’s side as he still has some unfinished business with the national team. Easter last played for the Roses during their calamitous Rugby World Cup campaign in New Zealand in 2011 and was not called up to the side following the arrival of Lancaster as coach.
But now, with Ben Morgan, Lancaster’s first choice number eight out with a broken leg and certain to miss the upcoming Six Nations Championship and maybe the Rugby World Cup in the summer on home soil as well, calls to draft Easter back into the side has been getting louder by the day. Continue reading “Harlequins FC boss backs Easter for England recall”