England coach John Mitchell put his sides defence to the test prior to their Six Nations finale by pretending to be a member of the Azzurri pack.
It’s fair to say the 56-year-old got absolutely smashed by the England players.
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Sir Clive Woodward leaves Sam Underhill out of his England XV
11. Joe Cokanasiga, 14. Jonny May, 15. Anthony Watson
“I want to see Anthony Watson as full-back and Jonny May given a license to thrill. Elliot Daly, Joe Cokanasiga and Ollie Thorley can fight it out for the other wing position.”
12. Ollie Lawrence & 13. Henry Slade
“Henry Slade is a world-class 13. Pick him there and find the best 12 to go with him. That might be Ollie Lawrence, Exeter’s Ollie Devoto or Manu Tuilagi if he can overcome his latest injury.”