Burgess & Farrell Set To Start Against Wales
Sam Burgess will be unleashed in England’s starting team against Wales on Saturday and George Ford is to be ousted at fly-half by Owen Farrell for the World Cup showdown at Twickenham.
Just one game into the campaign, the host nation are ripping up their pre-tournament plans in midfield, in light of an injury to Jonathan Joseph which will keep the Bath centre out of this crunch Pool A fixture.
It’s understood that when Stuart Lancaster names his line-up on Thursday, the head coach will unveil an overhauled 10-12-13 combination of Farrell, Burgess and Brad Barritt.
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