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England Coach Defends Selection & Sam Burgess talks


By Kath / Sportsbeat
September 24 2015

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has defended his surprise selection choices of Owen Farrell and Sam Burgess ahead of his side's crunch World Cup clash with Wales.

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England to face Wales on Saturday 26 September, kick-off 8pm

 

 15. Mike Brown(Harlequins, 40 caps)

14. Anthony Watson(Bath Rugby, 12 caps)
13. Brad Barritt(Saracens, 24 caps)
12. Sam Burgess(Bath Rugby, 3 caps)
11. Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby, 17 caps)
10. Owen Farrell (Saracens, 32 caps) 
9.   Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 50 caps)

 

1.  Joe Marler(Harlequins, 34 caps)

2.  Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 25 caps)

3.  Dan Cole(Leicester Tigers, 53 caps)
4.  Geoff Parling(Exeter Chiefs, 26 caps)
5.  Courtney Lawes(Northampton Saints, 41 caps)
6.  Tom Wood(Northampton Saints, 39 caps)
7.  Chris Robshaw(captain, Harlequins, 40 caps)
8.  Billy Vunipola(Saracens, 20 caps)

 

Replacements

 

16. Rob Webber(Bath Rugby, 14 caps)
17. Mako Vuniopola(Saracens, 24 caps)
18. Kieran Brookes(Northampton Saints, 13 caps)
19. Joe Launchbury(Wasps, 25 caps)
20. James Haskell(Wasps, 60 caps)
21. Richard Wigglesworth(Saracens, 24 caps)
22. George Ford(Bath Rugby, 14 caps)
23. Alex Goode(Saracens, 18 caps) 

 

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England Head Coach Stuart Lancaster Defends Selection
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24/09/2015 16:30
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Re: England Head Coach Stuart Lancaster Defends Selection
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27/09/2015 10:16
I think he looks like a turtle.

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