Two changes as England chases Grand Slam

Two changes as England chases Grand Slam
Eddie Jones has made two changes to his side for Saturday's match against France in Paris.

Mako Vunipola is picked to start while Joe Marler gets a seat on the bench. Danny Care replaces Ben Youngs at scrum-half.

“We’ve picked our best 23 who we think can get the job done in Paris," said Jones, commenting on whether he thinks they can secure the Grand Slam accolade.

"Mako Vunipola comes in at loose-head for Joe Marler who will make an impact off the bench," added Jones.


“Everyone wants to be on the field this Saturday so selection was nip and tuck. Danny Care starts at scrum half with Ben Youngs finishing the game."  

“While we are pleased to have already won the championship we don’t want to let our foot off the gas," said Jones.

"The objective has always been to win every game, to be the most dominant team in Europe, so it’s been very important to us to approach this week with the same level of intensity we have shown in previous weeks. I’m pleased with how we have prepared and with the focus the squad have shown.

“You can’t underestimate any team in Test match rugby. France are a dangerous team but we go to Paris full of confidence and a hunger to get the win.” 


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