England will try to regain their championship defense of the six countries on Saturday night when they face France in the latest edition of «Le Crunch», hoping to make up for Scotland‘s defeat for the last time.
This 25-13 defeat at Edinburgh Ireland has put them in first position for the title, winning all three of their matches so far, but England and Ireland due to a weekend meeting of the tournament side Eddie Jones even knows that their fate remains in their hands if they can beat France.
They will have to do it without a captain Dylan Hartley, however, with a prostitute, prevent calf injuries, which means that Jamie George got his first start and she’s Cowhat-Dickie Exeter is named in the bank.
While this is the only change in the package, the back line of England looks very different, because of external capital Owen Farrell – Ben Teo is fit again Elliot Daly and John May, Anthony Watson, going back and fell Mike Brown.
France meanwhile make only one change with respect to the team that beat Italy two weeks ago and Toulon – half François Trinh-Duc recalled place Lionel Boksisa as the third starting number Jacques Brunel number 10 in four matches
France: Hugo Bonneval; Benjamin Fall, Mathieu Bustare, Jeffrey Domaire, Remy Grosso; Francois Trign-Duke, Maxim Makeno; Jefferson Poirot, Guillaume Girado, Raba Slimani; Paul Gabriellei, Sebastian Vakhamakhina; Vaclav Lauret, Yakuba Camara, Marco Taulin.
Replacements: Adrien Pelissier, Dani Preece, Sedat Gomez Ve, Romain Taofifenua, Kehl Gallet, Baptiste Kuillud Lionel Boksis, Gael Fiku.
England: Anthony Watson; Johnny Mai, Ben Theo, Owen Farrell, Elliot Dali; George Ford, Danny Care; Mako Vunipola, Jamie George, Dan Cole; Joe Launchbury, Maro Itoje; Courtney Lois, Chris Robshaw, Nathan Hughes