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Re: Two Saints line up to face Wales
Posted by: Stilo
Date: 09/08/2019 13:28
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Londonsaint
Issue isn't the team selection (we were always going to rotate across these 4 warm up games), it's the squad selection.
If you swapped in: Ashton, Te'o & Care to the starting line-up, & Robshaw & Cipriani to the bench, this would feel like an experienced England 2nd team, with experienced players who have been properly tested at international level.

The idea of having a bolter or two is great, but this squad is going to have too many in that category (potentially, McConnochie, Cokanasiga, Marchant, Francis, Heinz, Ludlam, Singleton) - all with less than 5 caps.

Ashton ruled himself out, Te'o not good enough, Care & Robshaw past it, Cips ?

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