Jonathan Joseph (Gallo)
Bagshot - England have recalled fit-again centre Jonathan Joseph for their
must-win Rugby World Cup clash against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday.
missed the dramatic 28-25 defeat by Wales at Twickenham with a chest
injury. Rugby league convert Sam Burgess started instead but now drops
to the replacement bench.
England have to win to stay in contention in Pool A and coach Stuart Lancaster said it would be "a huge match".
matches at Twickenham are always massive occasions, this one more than
ever, and we want everyone behind us so we can get the result we all
want," he said.
Joseph returns at outside centre, with Brad Barritt moving back across to his more familiar inside centre position.
Farrell, who landed all of his goal-kicks against Wales, retained his
place at flyhalf, with George Ford again on the bench.
now likely to be used as a second-half impact replacement - the role
he filled in England's opening 'Pool of Death' win over Fiji.
the pack, No 8 Ben Morgan and lock Joe Launchbury have replaced Billy
Vunipola and Courtney Lawes respectively because of knee injuries.
Nick Easter, called up into the squad this week after Vunipola was ruled out of the rest of the tournament, is on the bench.
This is a third World Cup for Easter, a member of the England side that lost the 2007 final to South Africa in Paris.
George Kruis is set for his first World Cup matchday experience after being included as a second row replacement.
Scrum-half Ben Youngs was passed fit to start following an ankle knock.
have won their last two Tests against Australia, the reigning southern
hemisphere Rugby Championship title-holders, and under-pressure coach
Lancaster said: "JJ and Ben Youngs are both fit and raring to go, as are
the rest of the squad for what will be a huge game against a very good
If Wales get a bonus-point win over Fiji on Thursday,
England will have to beat Australia to maintain their hopes of a
England are anxious to avoid becoming the first World Cup hosts to drop out before the knockout stages.
15 Mike Brown, 14 Anthony Watson, 13 Jonathan Joseph, 12 Brad Barritt, 11 Jonny May, 10 Owen Farrell, 9 Ben Youngs, 8 Ben Morgan, 7 Chris Robshaw (captain), 6 Tom Wood, 5 Geoff Parling, 4 Joe Launchbury, 3 Dan Cole, 2 Tom Youngs, 1 Joe Marler
Substitutes: 16 Rob Webber, 17 Mako Vunipola, 18 Kieran Brookes, 19 George Kruis, 20 Nick Easter, 21 Richard Wigglesworth, 22 George Ford, 23 Sam Burgess.
15 Israel Folau, 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Matt Giteau, 11 Rob Horne, 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Will Genia, 8 David Pocock, 7 Michael Hooper, 6 Scott Fardy, 5 Rob Simmons, 4 Kane Douglas, 3 Sekope Kepu, 2 Stephen Moore (captain), 1 Scott Sio
Substitutes: to be named