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Sheridan out of Italy clash

2011-02-11 14:28

London - England prop Andrew Sheridan has been ruled out of Saturday's Six Nations clash with Italy after suffering a back injury, team manager Martin Johnson said on Friday.

Powerful loosehead Sheridan will be replaced in England's starting line-up by London Irish's Alex Corbisiero, who will be making his Test debut in the front row.

Teams:

England:

15. Ben Foden, 14. Chris Ashton, 13. Mike Tindall (captain), 12. Shontayne Hape, 11. Mark Cueto, 10. Toby Flood, 9. Ben Youngs, 8. Nick Easter, 7. James Haskell, 6. Tom Wood, 5. Tom Palmer, 4. Louis Deacon, 3. Dan Cole, 2. Dylan Hartley, 1. Alex Corbisiero

Substitutes: 16. David Wilson, 17. Henre Fourie, 18. Danny Care, 19. Jonny Wilkinson, 20. Steve Thompson, 21. Simon Shaw, 22. Matt Banahan

Italy
15. Luke McLean, 14. Andrea Masi, 13. Gonzalo Canale, 12. Alberto Sgarbi, 11. Mirco Bergamasco, 10. Luciano Orquera, 9. Pablo Canavosio, 8. Sergio Parisse (captain), 7. Alessandro Zanni, 6. Valerio Bernabo, 5. Quintin Geldenhuys, 4. Carlo Del Fava, 3. Martin Castrogiovanni, 2. Leonardo Ghiraldini, 1. Salvatore Perugini

Substitutes: 16. Fabio Ongaro, 17. Andrea Lo Cicero, 18. Santiago Dellape, 19. Robert Barbieri, 20. Fabio Semenzato, 21. Kris Burton, 22. Gonzalo Garcia

AFP

Comments
  • ettiene.schoultz - 2011-02-11 16:07

    he is scared to scrum against Martin Castrogiovanni........

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