South Africa vs. England team news — No Danny Cipriani as Brad Shields set for debut

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England coach Eddie Jones has named Brad Shields among the many replacements and there’s no place for Danny Cipriani in his aspect to face South Africa at Ellis Park, Johannesburg, on Saturday with George Ford and Owen Farrell forming the 10-12 partnership.

Farrell will lead England within the absence of captain Dylan Hartley and Jones made a couple of fascinating picks, handing a primary begin to Nick Isiekwe, 20, on account of harm to Joe Launchbury whereas Tom Curry, 20, begins within the backrow for simply his second look. With Shields having arrived from New Zealand on Sunday, he isn’t deemed prepared to start out however is called among the many replacements.

The massive name within the backline is the omission of Cipriani, who does not make the matchday squad because the Ford-Farrell axis persevering with. Henry Slade will accomplice Farrell at centre, Elliot Daly begins at fullback whereas Mike Brown as soon as once more performs on the wing.

Harry Williams, Denny Solomona, Piers Francis and Ben Spencer are named alongside Shields on the replacements bench.

England staff to face South Africa

Daly, Could, Slade, Farrell, Brown, Ford, Youngs; B Vunipola, Curry, Robshaw, Isiekwe, Itoje, Sinckler, George, M Vunipola.

Replacements: Cowan-Dickie, Marler, Williams, Shields, Hughes, Spencer, Francis, Solomona.



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