Fans pick their England XV for the third test – Cipriani in, Ford out

Using the RUCK’s selection tool, over 3,000 fans picked the team that they thought stood the best chance of helping England bounce back against the Springboks on Saturday. 

We’ve given the runner-up from each position also to show how tight (or in some cases not) the voting was…


Fullback: Jason Woodward – 1,215 votes (36.6%)
Runner-up: Elliot Daly – 999 votes (30.1%)

Winger: Jonny May – 1,877 votes (59.4%)
Runner-up: Denny Solomona – 562 votes (17.8%)

Outside-centre: Elliot Daly – 1,125 votes (36%)
Runner-up: Henry Slade – 1,051 votes (33.6%

Inside-centre: Owen Farrell – 2,468 votes (80.3%)
Runner-up: Alex Lozowski – 252 votes (8.2%)

Winger: Denny Solomona – 898 votes (29.4%)
Runner up: Jonny May – 836 votes (27.3%)
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