Six Nations latest – Poms bench Fourie
10 Feb 2011
Keo.co.za brings you news from the Six Nations.
Poms bench Fourie – Hendre Fourie features on the bench as Martin Johnson named an unchanged England starting line-up for the clash against Italy on Saturday.
South African-born flanker Fourie was called up to the squad to replace Joe Worsley and will now play from the wood at Twickenham.
Centre Mike Tindall retains the captaincy.
England – 15 Ben Foden, 14 Chris Ashton, 13 Mike Tindall (c), 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 Andrew Sheridan.
Subs: 16 Steve Thompson, 17 David Wilson, 18 Simon Shaw, 19 Henre Fourie, 20 Danny Care, 21 Jonny Wilkinson, 22 Matt Banahan.
Mallet banks on Orquera – Luciano Orquera willl start at flyhalf in one of four changes to the Italy side for the Test at Twickenham.
Scrumhalf Edoardo Gori and flank Josh Sole are unavailable due to injury and will be replaced by Pablo Canavosio and Valerio Bernabo respectively. South African-born lock Carlo Del Fava comes in for Santiago Dellape.
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 (c), 7 Alessandro Zanni, 6 Valerio Bernabo, 5 Quintin Geldenhuys, 4 Carlo Antonio Del Fava, 3 Martin Castrogiovann, 2 Leonardo Ghiraldini, 1 Salvatore Perugini.
Subs: 16 Fabio Ongaro, 17 Andrea Lo Cicero, 18 Santiago Dellape, 19 Robert Barbieri, 20 Fabio Semenzato, 21 Kristopher Burton, 22 Gonzalo Garcia.