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England Make Three Changes For Springboks Showdown

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Freddie Steward returns to the side at full back

England head coach Steve Borthwick has named his team for Saturday's World Cup semi final against South Africa in Paris.

There are three changes to the 15 which started against Fiji.

Freddie Steward returns to the side at full back in place of the injured Marcus Smith.

In the front row, Joe Marler replaces Ellis Genge, with George Martin coming in for Ollie Chessum in the second row.

Owen Farrell captains the side from out-half.

England: Freddie Steward, Jonny May, Joe Marchant, Manu Tuilagi, Elliot Daly, Owen Farrell (captain), Alex Mitchell, Ben Earl, Tom Curry, Courtney Lawes, George Martin, Maro Itoje, Dan Cole, Jamie George, Joe Marler.

Replacements: Theo Dan, Ellis Genge, Kyle Sinckler, Ollie Chessum, Billy Vunipola, Danny Care, George Ford, Ollie Lawrence


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