Robshaw set to keep captaincy
Chris Robshaw is expected to be confirmed as England captain for this season's RBS 6 Nations Championship on Friday.
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The Harlequins flanker has already led England in two Six Nations campaigns, while they have also beaten New Zealand and Australia under his direction.
The Rugby Football Union will make a 1200 GMT announcement regarding the skipper, with 27-year-old Robshaw a red-hot favourite.
England's Six Nations squad will assemble at their Surrey training base next Monday.
Robshaw and company face a testing opener against France in Paris on February 1, followed by a Murrayfield appointment with Scotland seven days later.