Six Nations 2019: Ben Moon, Jack Nowell to begin for England at Wales


Ben Moon and Jack Nowell have been named within the beginning lineup for England’s crunch Six Nations conflict with Wales on Saturday in Cardiff.

Moon will get the nod after influential prop Mako Vunipola suffered a tournament-ending ankle harm within the thrashing of France final day trip.

Nowell will likely be again on the correct wing at Principality Stadium within the absence of Chris Ashton, who misses out on account of a calf pressure.

Joe Cokanasiga, Brad Shields, Ellis Genge and Harry Williams have been named among the many replacements as either side look to make it three wins out of three.

England head coach Eddie Jones mentioned: “England and Wales is all the time a giant sport.

“Intense rivals and there may be the historic context to it, however for us it’s our most essential sport as a result of it’s our subsequent sport and that’s how we’re treating it.

“As you could have learn within the media, it is all about Wales, we’re taking part in doubtlessly the best staff ever. Their gamers are stuffed with emotion and it is the largest sport they’ll play of their lives.

“Now we have had an excellent week simply specializing in ourselves and specializing in getting our preparation proper.”

England: Elliot Daly, Jack Nowell, Henry Slade, Manu Tuilagi, Jonny Could, Owen Farrell (captain), Ben Youngs; Ben Moon, Jamie George, Kyle Sinckler, Courtney Lawes, George Kruis, Mark Wilson, Tom Curry, Billy Vunipola.

Replacements: Luke Cowan-Dickie, Ellis Genge, Harry Williams, Joe Launchbury, Brad Shields, Dan Robson, George Ford, Joe Cokanasiga.

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