Bath prop forward David Wilson was chosen by England to replace the injured Dan Cole for the Six Nations rugby game against unchanged Ireland this weekend.
Two players will make their first senior appearances for England when the team meets France on the opening day of the Six Nations rugby tournament in two days.
England omitted Leicester fly-half Toby Flood from its 35-man Six Nations rugby squad because of his expected move to Toulouse, and named Bath’s George Ford as his replacement.
Mike Tindall was named England captain for the opening Six Nations championship match against Wales in Cardiff in two days, the Rugby Football Union said.
The following is a roundup of stories from the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
The England rugby squad will have a new look tomorrow at the start of the defense of its 6 Nations title against Scotland.
Saracens center Joel Tomkins was selected to make his England rugby debut against Australia at Twickenham this weekend.
James Haskell returns to the England rugby team starting lineup for this weekend’s Six Nations match against Ireland.
England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster recalled prop Dan Cole for the match against top-ranked New Zealand at Twickenham in two days.
"This is absolutely a brilliant day."
- Tom Wood on Dec 01, 2012