Ruaridh McConnochie in line for England debut, Owen Farrell captains at fly-half
Although Owen Farrell captains the team at fly-half ruaridh McConnochie has again been named to start following two false starts.
A month, the McConnochie was first scheduled to start in a pair of World Cup warm-up fixtures, but pulled from the two games because of injury.
The Toilet winger will make his debut when England face Italy in their in Newcastle, live on Sky Sports.
Farrell wears the No 10 jersey while Piers Francis starts at inside centre as George Ford chooses his place on the seat.
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England: 15 Anthony Watson, 14 Ruaridh McConnochie, 13 Joe Marchant, 12 Piers Francis, 11 Jonny May, 10 Owen Farrell (c), 9 Ben Youngs, 1 Joe Marler, 2 Jamie George, 3 Dan Cole, 4 Joe Launchbury, 5 Courtney Lawes, 6 Tom Curry, seven Mark Wilson, 8 Billy Vunipola.
Replacements: 16 Luke 17 Ellis Genge, 18 Kyle Sinckler, 19 Charlie Ewels, 20 Matt Kvesic, 21 Willi Heinz, 22 George Ford, 23 Joe Cokanasiga.
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