RISING Hampshire rugby star Joe Marchant has been called into the senior England squad for the first time.

The Winchester-born former Peter Symonds College student has been named in a 37-man training squad for tomorrow's three-day training camp in Brighton.

Marchant, who plays for Harlequins and is only 20, has previously played for England youth sides - captaining the under-18s The all-round sportsman is a black belt in Wada Ryu Karate, and he also represented Hampshire in the discus, shot-putt and hammer.

In addition to that, he was an English Schools finalist in gymnastics.

In the little spare time he had left, Marchant was also a lifeguard at the River Park Leisure Centre in Winchester.

Marchant is one of seven uncapped players named by coach Eddie Jones for this weekend's camp.

Two of them, Sam Jones and Mike Williams, will battle it out for the openside flanker shirt in England's November Test series.

Jones has earmarked Wasps' Jones and Leicester's Williams to fight for the right to replace the injured James Haskell next month.

Number eights Nathan Hughes and Josh Beaumont, scrum-half Dan Robson and centres Ben Te'o and Marchant complete the list of uncapped players.

Southampton-born Mike Brown, another ex-Peter Symonds College student, is also in the 37-man squad.

Training camp Forwards: J Beaumont (Sale), D Cole (Leicester Tigers), J George (Saracens), T Harrison, D (both Northampton), J Haskell (Wasps), P Hill (Northampton), N Hughes (Wasps), M Itoje (Saracens), S Jones (Wasps), G Kruis (Saracens), J Launchbury (Wasps), C Lawes (Northampton), J Marler (Harlequins), B Morgan (Gloucester), C Robshaw (Harlequins), T Taylor (Wasps), B Vunipola, M Vunipola (both Saracens), M Williams (Leicester).

Backs: M Brown, D Care (Harlequins), E Daly (Wasps), O Devoto (Exeter), O Farrell (Saracens), G Ford (Bath Rugby), A Goode (Saracens), J Joseph (Bath Rugby), J Marchant (Harlequins), J Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), D Robson (Wasps), S Rokoduguni (Bath Rugby), H Slade (Exeter Chiefs), B Te'o (Worcester Warriors), A Watson (Bath Rugby), M Yarde (Harlequins), B Youngs (Leicester Tigers).

England 45-man elite player squad: Forwards: J Beaumont (Sale Sharks), J Clifford (Harlequins), D Cole (Leicester Tigers), L Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs), W Evans (Leicester Tigers), C Ewels (Bath Rugby), E Genge (Leicester Tigers), J George (Saracens), D Hartley (Northampton Saints), J Haskell (Wasps), P Hill (Northampton Saints), N Hughes (Wasps), M Itoje (Saracens), S Jones (Wasps), G Kruis (Saracens), J Launchbury (Wasps), C Lawes (Northampton Saints), J Marler (Harlequins), M Mullan (Wasps), C Robshaw (Harlequins), K Sinckler (Harlequins), T Taylor (Wasps), B Vunipola (Saracens), M Vunipola (Saracens), M Williams (Leicester Tigers).

Backs: M Brown (Harlequins), D Care (Harlequins), E Daly (Wasps), O Farrell (Saracens), G Ford (Bath Rugby), A Goode (Saracens), M Haley (Sale Sharks), J Joseph (Bath Rugby), A Lozowski (Saracens), J Marchant (Harlequins), J May (Gloucester Rugby), J Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), D Robson (Wasps), S Rokoduguni (Bath Rugby), H Slade (Exeter Chiefs), B Spencer (Saracens), B Te'o (Worcester Warriors), M Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers), A Watson (Bath Rugby), B Youngs (Leicester Tigers).