Rugby World Cup| England team to play Tonga in opener

Look at the England team to play Tonga here,

Owen Farrell will captain the side at inside centre with George Ford starting at 10 for the clash with Tonga (KO 1915 local time, 1115am UK time live on ITV Sport).

Manu Tuilagi is named at outside centre with Elliot Daly, Jonny May and Anthony Watson making up the back three.

England’s most capped scrum half Ben Youngs will start in his 90th match for his country.

Jones has selected Joe Marler, Jamie George and Kyle Sinckler in the front row with Courtney Lawes and Maro Itoje chosen as the lock pairing.

Tom Curry will start at blindside flanker with Sam Underhill at open while Billy Vunipola is named at number 8.

England team to play Tonga

15 Elliot Daly (Saracens, 33 caps)

14 Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby, 36 caps)

13 Manu Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers, 35 caps)

12 Owen Farrell (Saracens, 73 caps) C

11 Jonny May (Leicester Tigers, 47 caps)

10 George Ford (Leicester Tigers, 59 caps)

9 Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 89 caps)

1 Joe Marler (Harlequins, 62 caps)

2 Jamie George (Saracens, 40 caps)

3 Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins, 25 caps)

4 Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, 75 caps)

5 Maro Itoje (Saracens, 29 caps)

6 Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, 13 caps)

7 Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby, 10 caps)

8 Billy Vunipola (Saracens, 45 caps)

Finishers

16 Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, 15 caps)

17 Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers, 12 caps )

18 Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers, 89 caps)

19 George Kruis (Saracens, 35 caps)

20 Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints, 2 caps)

21 Willi Heinz (Gloucester Rugby, 4 caps)

22 Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs, 22 caps)

23 Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby, 42 caps)

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