Joe Launchbury will make his first Test start for England in the rugby international against South Africa in two days.
The following is a roundup of stories from the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
England coach Stuart Lancaster made six changes for the third rugby Test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth, with Alex Goode set to make his first international start at fullback.
Following is a list of the 30-man squads selected by the 20 teams for the Sept. 9-Oct. 23 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand:
Mike Tindall will captain the England rugby team in this weekend’s World Cup warm-up match against Wales in Cardiff.
Delon Armitage will start England’s Rugby World Cup opener against Argentina on the wing in place of Mark Cueto, who has been struggling with a back injury.
Matt Banahan will start for England in place of the injured Mike Tindall in this weekend’s match against Ireland, the final game in the rugby Six Nations tournament.