December 9 2013 Latest news:
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Norfolk’s Ben and Tom Youngs will again both start for England in Saturday’s Test match against New Zealand at Twickenham (2.30pm).
The former Holt Rugby Club players have featured in all three of England’s autumn internationals.
Owen Farrell will start at fly-half in place of the injured Toby Flood as England make one change for Saturday’s final autumn Test, against New Zealand.
Flood’s toe injury means 21-year-old Farrell, who is on a four-man shortlist for the International Rugby Board Player of the Year award,starts for the first time since the summer tour.
There are two changes on the bench. Fly-half Freddie Burns gets his first call-up and lock Courtney Lawes is back for the first time since February.
England team to play New Zealand in the QBE autumn international at Twickenham on Saturday, December 1 (kick-off 2.30pm):
A Goode (Saracens); C Ashton (Saracens), M Tuilagi (Leicester), B Barritt (Saracens), M Brown (Harlequins); O Farrell (Saracens), B Youngs (Leicester); A Corbisiero (London Irish), T Youngs (Leicester), D Cole (Leicester), J Launchbury (Wasps), G Parling (Leicester), T Wood (Northampton), C Robshaw (Harlequins, capt), B Morgan (Gloucester).
Replacements: D Paice (London Irish), D Wilson (Bath), M Vunipola (Saracens), C Lawes (Northampton), J Haskell (Wasps), D Care (Harlequins), F Burns (Gloucester), J Joseph (London Irish).