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England team to play Wales: 2021 Guinness Six Nations


Eddie Jones has named his England team to play Wales this morning as they look to make it back-to-back wins in the 2021 Guinness Six Nations.

Jamie George returns at hooker, with Mako Vunipola and Kyle Sinckler as props alongside in the back row.  Maro Itoje and Jonny Hill stay in the second row.

Mark Wilson starts as blind-side flanker, Tom Curry is open-side flanker and Billy Vunipola continues at No. 8.

George Martin could make his England debut after being named as finisher. Luke Cowan-Dickie, Ellis Genge, Will Stuart, Ben Earl, Charlie Ewels, Dan Robson and Max Malins make up the finishers.

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England team to play Wales:

15. Elliot Daly (Saracens, 49 caps)
14. Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby, 48 caps)
13. Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs, 36 caps)
12. Owen Farrell (Saracens, 90 caps)
11. Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby, 63 caps)
10. George Ford (Leicester Tigers, 74 caps)
9. Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 106 caps)

1. Mako Vunipola (Saracens, 64 caps)
2. Jamie George (Saracens, 56 caps)
3. Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears, 41 caps)
4. Maro Itoje (Saracens, 45 caps)
5. Jonny Hill (Exeter Chiefs, 6 caps)
6. Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons, 20 caps)
7. Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, 30 caps)
8. Billy Vunipola (Saracens, 58 caps)

FINISHERS

16. Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, 28 caps)
17. Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers, 25 caps)
18. Will Stuart (Bath Rugby, 10 caps)
19. Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby, 18 caps)
20. George Martin (Leicester Tigers, uncapped)
21. Ben Earl (Bristol Bears, 10 caps)
22. Dan Robson (Wasps, 9 caps)
23. Max Malins (Bristol Bears, 5 caps)

Wales v England latest odds

Wales: 5/2

England: 17/35

Draw: 24/1

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When is Wales v England?

Saturday, February 27.

What time is kick-off?

The match will start at 4.45pm GMT.

What TV channel is it on – how can I watch live?

The match will be broadcast live on BBC and S4C.


LIST: Warren Gatland names the FIVE best players he’s ever coached

1. Shane Williams (Wales)

Position: Winger

“Probably pound-for-pound, Shane Wiliams. He had some incredible brilliant attacking attributes,” Gatland said.

“But sometimes Shane could score three tries and let in two. But pound for pound he was unbelievable when he was at his best.”

DID YOU KNOW? Williams was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame during opening ceremonies for the Hall’s first physical home in Rugby, Warwickshire

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