England workforce for Japan stay: Eddie Jones drops Joe Cokanasiga

England workforce for Japan stay: Eddie Jones drops Joe Cokanasiga


Eddie Jones has named his workforce to tackle Japan at Twickenham – and there are 5 modifications to the aspect that misplaced to Argentina.
Joe Cokanasiga is dropped fully from the squad with Jonny Could, whose final Check for England got here a 12 months in the past, changing the Bathtub wing. Billy Vunipola, Alex Coles, Ben Youngs and Manu Tuilagi all drop to the bench.
Jack van Poortvliet begins at scrum-half after that silky cameo final weekend, and Man Porter, David Ribbans and Sam Simmonds all be part of him within the beginning XV. Northampton lock Ribbans was an unused alternative final weekend so will make his England debut on Saturday. Owen Farrell retains the captaincy.
There may be additionally a sooner-than-anticipated return for Jamie George, who occupies the hooker bench spot, after breaking his foot on membership responsibility.
Jack Willis, in the meantime, performed 5 minutes off the bench final weekend however drops fully out of the 22 this weekend.
England beginning XV: F Steward (Leicester); J Nowell (Exeter), G Porter (Leicester), O Farrell (Leicester), J Could (Gloucester); M Smith (Harlequins), J van Poortvliet (Leicester); E Genge (Bristol), L Cowan-Dickie (Exeter), Ok Sinckler (Bristol), D Ribbans (Northampton), J Hill (Sale), M Itoje (Saracens), T Curry (Sale), S Simmonds (Exeter).
Replacements: J George (Saracens), M Vunipola (Saracens), J Heyes (Leicester), A Coles (Northampton), B Vunipola (Saracens), B Youngs (Leicester), H Slade (Exeter), M Tuilagi (Sale).

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