Care, Vunipola get England nod

Eddie Jones has made two changes to the England team that will be aiming to secure a Grand Slam against France in Paris on Saturday.

In the front row, Joe Marler, who came under heavy criticism for foul play and verbal abuse of an opponent in the game against Wales, is replaced at loosehead prop by Mako Vunipola.

In the back division, Danny Care is prefered at scrumhalf ahead of Ben Youngs, who drops to the bench alongside Marler.

England were crowned Six Nations champions last weekend for the first time since 2011 and a win against Les Bleus will see them complete a Grand Slam for the first time since 2003.

England – 15 Mike Brown, 14 Anthony Watson, 13 Jonathan Joseph, 12 Owen Farrell, 11 Jack Nowell, 10 George Ford, 9 Danny Care, 8 Billy Vunipola, 7 James Haskell, 6 Chris Robshaw, 5 George Kruis, 4 Maro Itoje, 3 Dan Cole, 2 Dylan Hartley (c), 1 Mako Vunipola.
Subs: 16 Luke Cowan-Dickie, 17 Joe Marler, 18 Kieran Brookes, 19 Joe Launchbury, 20 Jack Clifford, 21 Ben Youngs, 22 Manu Tuilagi, 23 Elliot Daly.

Six Nations teams (Round 4)

Photo: Glyn Kirk/AFP Photo

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