Eddie Jones named his England team to play against Italy for the second round of the Six Nations this Saturday at 11, live on ESPN Extra, and will have several modifications.
The first line is completely renewed, with Mako Vunipola back from injury, plus Kyle sinckler Y Luke Cowan-Dickie. Jonny Hill and Maro Itoje remain in the second, while Courtney Lawes starts as wing, with Tom Curry and Billy Vunipola as an eighth.
Captain Owen Farrell moves to the center, with Henry slade as an outer center and George Ford starts as opening. Jonny May and Anthony Watson will be the wingers. Elliot Daly will be the fullback Y Ben youngs remain scrum half.
Jones said: “As always, we have chosen what we think is our 23rd strongest to try and win the game. We’re delighted to have Mako and Kyle back on the team and we’ve made some changes to our starting XV, but our finalists are so important to our game plan. We watch the whole 80 minutes. “
He added: “We have trained very well this week, I am very satisfied with the attitudes and the pace of work of the players. We hope to have a good performance on Saturday and start our campaign in the Six Nations, “after the loss to Scotland on Matchday 1.
ENGLAND: 15. Elliot Daly (Saracens, 48 caps) 14. Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby, 47 games) 13. Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs, 35 caps) 12. Owen Farrell (C) (Saracens, 89 caps) 11. Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby, 62) 10. George Ford (Leicester Tigers, 73) 9. Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 105) 1. Mako Vunipola (Saracens, 63) 2. Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, 27) 3 Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears, 40) 4. Maro Itoje (Saracens, 44) 5. Jonny Hill (Exeter Chiefs, 5) 6. Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, 86 games) 7. Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, 29) 8 Billy Vunipola (Saracens, 57)
Substitutes: 16. Jamie George (Saracens, 55 games) 17. Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers, 24) 18. Will Stuart (Bath Rugby, 9) 19. Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby, 17) 20. Ben Earl (Bristol Bears, 9) 21. Jack Willis (Wasps, 2) 22. Dan Robson (Wasps, 8) 23. Max Malins (Bristol Bears, 4)