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England v Australia: Manu Tuilagi on bench as Jamie George starts
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England v Australia: Manu Tuilagi on bench as Jamie George starts


England v Australia
Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 24 November Kick-off: 15:00 GMT
Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live with BBC Two highlights at 19:30 GMT

England centre Manu Tuilagi is set to make his long-anticipated Test return after being named on the bench to face Australia, with Jamie George picked ahead of Dylan Hartley at hooker.

Tuilagi’s only England appearance since 2014 was as a 63rd-minute replacement against Wales in March 2016.

Owen Farrell, co-captain alongside Hartley, starts at fly-half with Ben Te’o and Henry Slade the centres.

Bath’s Joe Cokanasiga is on the wing in place of the injured Jack Nowell.

More to follow.

England team to face Australia:

Daly; Cokanasiga, Slade, Te’o, May; Farrell, Youngs; Moon, George, Sinckler, Itoje, Lawes, Shields, Underhill, Wilson.

Replacements: Hartley, Hepburn, Williams, Ewels, Hughes, Wigglesworth, Ford, Tuilagi



Source BBC News

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