England Selects Launchbury in Rugby Team to Face South Africa
Joe Launchbury will make his first Test start for England in the rugby international against South Africa in two days.
The Springboks are unchanged from the team that beat Scotland 21-10.
England: A. Goode (Saracens); C. Ashton (Saracens), M. Tuilagi (Leicester), B. Barritt (Saracens), M. Brown (Harlequins); T. Flood (Leicester), B. Youngs (Leicester); A. Corbisiero (London Irish), T. Youngs (Leicester), D. Cole (Leicester), J. Launchbury (Wasps), G. Parling (Leicester), T. Wood (Northampton), C. Robshaw (Harlequins, capt.), B. Morgan (Gloucester).
Replacements: D. Paice (London Irish), D. Wilson (Bath), M. Vunipola (Saracens), M. Botha (Saracens), J. Haskell (Wasps), D. Care (Harlequins), O. Farrell (Saracens), J. Joseph (London Irish).
South Africa: Z. Kirchner (Blue Bulls); J.P. Pietersen (Sharks), J. de Jongh (Western Province), J. de Villiers (Western Province, capt.) F. Hougaard (Blue Bulls); P. Lambie (Sharks), R. Pienaar (Ulster); G. Steenkamp (Toulouse), A. Strauss (Cheetahs), J. du Plessis (Sharks), E. Etzebeth (Western Province), J. Kruger (Blue Bulls), F. Louw (Bath), W. Alberts (Sharks), D. Vermeulen (Western Province).
Replacements: S. Brits (Saracens), H. van der Merwe (Leinster), P. Cilliers (Western Province), F. van der Merwe (Blue Bulls), M. Coetzee (Sharks), E. Jantjies (Golden Lions), J. Taute (Golden Lions), L. Mvovo (Sharks).
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