Hughes starts on bench for Eng­land

Fiji Sun - - Sport -

Lon­don: Ed­die Jones is hop­ing full Test debu­tant Elliot Daly along with new boys Ben Te’o, Fi­jian-born Nathan Hughes and Kyle Sinck­ler will add a fresh im­pe­tus to his squad as he looks to blend youth with ex­pe­ri­ence. He has named an ex­pe­ri­enced side for Eng­land’s open­ing au­tumn in­ter­na­tional de­spite the in­jury cri­sis which has dec­i­mated his squad. The Eng­land head coach, with­out 12 firstchoice play­ers for Sun­day’s Twick­en­ham clash with South Africa, has re­called Northamp­ton flanker Tom Wood to start at open side flanker while Wasps cen­tre Daly is named at out­side cen­tre. Un­capped Har­lequins prop Kyle Sinck­ler will make his de­but off the bench while Joe Mar­ler is also re­called after miss­ing the sum­mer tour to Aus­tralia for per­sonal rea­sons. “We’ve picked a match day 23 with a blend of ex­pe­ri­ence and youth,” Jones said. Eng­land: M Brown, M Yarde, E Daly, O Far­rell, J May, G Ford, B Youngs, M Vu­nipola, D Hart­ley (capt), D Cole , J Launch­bury, C Lawes, C Rob­shaw, T Wood, B Vu­nipola. Re­place­ments: J Ge­orge, J Mar­ler, K Sinck­ler, D Attwood, N Hughes, D Care, B Te’o, J Joseph

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