The likely England team to face Italy as Eddie Jones considers FIVE big changes - Ruck

The likely England team to face Italy as Eddie Jones considers FIVE big changes

It’s a big selection for Eddie Jones after England’s loss against Scotland at Murrayfield.

#BACK-THREE:

  • 15. Freddie Steward
  • 14. Jack Nowell for Joe Marchant
  • 11. Max Malins

Marchant was horribly exposed by his opposite number in a defensive performance he’ll want to forget against Scotland. It’s time to bring Nowell back in from the cold following his international exile.

Jack Nowell of Exeter Chiefs during the Gallagher Premiership match between Harlequins and Exeter Chiefs at Twickenham Stoop, London on January 8th 2022. Photo: Micah Crook/PPAUK

#CENTRES:

  • 13. Henry Slade
  • 12. Manu Tuilagi for Elliot Daly

The powerhouse made a barnstorming return to rugby for Sale at the weekend and should come straight back into the XV.

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