Sir Clive Woodward leaves Farrell and May out of his England XV

Sir Clive Woodward believes Eddie Jones must start picking players on merit, and has named the England XV he’d like to see.

Writing in the Mail, the 2003 World Cup-winning head coach has selected the side he’d like to see go toe-to-toe with France at Twickenham this weekend.

England will take on France at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 13 March (4.45pm KO) and Ireland in Dublin on Saturday 20 March (4.45pm KO). Both matches will be live on ITV 1.

BACK-THREE:

  • 15. Max Malins (Bristol Bears)
  • 14. Anthony Watson (Bath RFC)
  • 11. Paolo Odogwu (Wasps)

CENTRE:

  • 13. Piers O’Conor (Bristol Bears)
  • 12. Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs)

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