Midfield change as England brace for Boks

2016-11-10 07:34
Elliot Daly (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Elliot Daly is set to start at outside centre for England in Saturday’s Test against the Springboks at Twickenham.

According to The Mirror, the five-Test capped Daly is likely to replace Jonathan Joseph, who suffered a groin injury.

Joseph has been a common fixture of coach Eddie Jones's teams this year but looks set to be replaced by the London Wasps centre.

Assistant coach Neal Hatley said that the rest of the squad was healthy.

"Everyone is fit, everyone is raring to go," Hatley said.

Meanwhile Hatley also said they are working on their set-pieces for the clash.

"It will be a testing day from a scrum point of view... We worked hard in Portugal with our set-piece and had a good session on Tuesday, so we’re really pleased with where we are."

England squad

Forwards: Dave Attwood, Josh Beaumont, Dan Cole, Jamie George, Dylan Hartley, Nathan Hughes, Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes, Joe Marler, Chris Robshaw, Kyle Sinckler, Tommy Taylor, Billy Vunipola, Mako Vunipola, Tom Wood

Backs: Mike Brown, Danny Care, Elliot Daly, Owen Farrell, George Ford, Jonathan Joseph, Jonny May, Ben Te’o, Marland Yarde, Ben Youngs

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