marcus smith recalled to 36-man England squad for Guinness Six Nations clash with France.

after being kicked out of training camp Brighton Last week, Smith returned to join Owen Farrell and George Ford to replace Steve Borthwick in the half.

Smith has been off the bench in England’s last two Six Nations games against Italy and Wales, but he played less than nine minutes of Test rugby in those fixtures.

However, he played clowns Performing well against Exeter and in their 40-5 win, he was recalled to the 36-man squad.

His place on gameday 23, which will be announced on Tuesday, is less certain after Ford returns to fitness.

Manu Tuilagi is also in the squad, but will not be able to play in the match as he is suspended.

Cadan Murley was included as the only hatless player on the roster.

England bounced back from a disappointing 29-23 loss to Scotland at Twickenham in the opening match of the Six Nations, beating Italy and Wales in their last two games.

Full England roster:

Forwards: Ollie Chessum, Dan Cole, Ben Curry, Alex Dombrandt, Tom Dunn, Ben Earl, Ellis Genge, Jamie George, Joe Heyes, Nick Isiekwe, Maro Itoje, Courtney Lawes, Lewis Ludlam, David Ribbans, Bevan Rodd, Sam Simmonds, Kyle Sinckler, Mako Vunipola, Jack Walker, Jack Willis.

Backs: Henry Arundell, Owen Farrell, Tommy Freeman, George Ford, Ollie Lawrence, Max Malins, Joe Marchant, Alex Mitchell, Cadan Murley, Henry Slade, Marcus Smith, Freddie Steward, Manu Tuilagi, Jack van Poortvliet, Anthony Watson, Ben Youngs .