Liam Williams scored a try and was man of the match when Wales trounced Scotland last year

Six Nations 2015: Liam Williams unfazed at replacing George North for Wales

North is being rested after sustaining two blows to the head against England

Rory Best has passed a concussion test

Six Nations 2015: Rory Best passes concussion test to return for Ireland against France

The Ulster hooker was removed as a precaution in last week's win over Italy

Anthony Watson trains ahead of England's clash with Italy

England vs Italy Six Nations: Anthony Watson set to propel England to a new level against Italy

The young wing is blessed with once-in-a-generation attacking gifts

Rory Best has passed a concussion test

Ireland vs France team news: Rory Best passes concussion test as Jonathan Sexton, Jamie Heaslip, Cian Healy and Sean O'Brien all start

O'Brien picked up an injury in the warm-up for the 26-3 win over Italy last week but has been passed fit to start a first Test in 15 months

David Wilson has been ruled out of the Six Nations

Six Nations 2015: David Wilson ruled out of entire tournament with neck injury with England prop due to have surgery tomorrow

Wilson missed the 21-16 victory over Wales and is set for up to three months on the sidelines

Sergio Parisse and Chris Robshaw in 2012

England vs Italy Six Nations match preview: What time does it start and where can I watch it?

A look ahead to the Six Nations clash at Twickenham this weekend

England have named the same squad that beat Wales for the match against Italy

England vs Italy team news: Same again as Stuart Lancaster sticks with side that beat Wales in Six Nations opener

England players rewarded for impressive performance in Cardiff as the same 23-man squad will face Italy on Saturday afternoon

George North leaves the pitch with the Wales team doctor, Geoff Davies

Six Nations 2015: RFU research shows that concussion is on the rise

New report into injuries in Premiership reveals a worrying trend.

Six Nations 2015: Chris Robshaw brushes off Millennium moment that may have made him

England take on Italy at Twickenham on Saturday

Six Nations 2015: Warren Gatland puts welfare first by resting George North

North suffered a concussion against England last week

Stuart Hogg was back to hi free-flowing best on Saturday

Six Nations 2015: Five things we learnt from France vs Scotland?

A look at the key talking points from Scotland's near miss in Paris

George North was partly at fault for England's second try, scored by Jonathan Joseph

Scotland vs Wales team news: George North left out due to 'extended recovery period' after head injury with Liam Williams set to start

North suffered what looked to be a nasty concussion after two head clashes during the 21-16 defeat at the Millennium Stadium

Six Nations 2015: England warned over complacency after Cardiff

Rowntree says win will mean nothing if Italy are not brushed aside on Saturday

Six Nations 2015: George North concussion row will help make game safer, says Jamie Roberts

Roberts, a qualified doctor, says it will help prevent future concussions

Jonathan Sexton has been passed fit for Ireland's match against Italy

Six Nations 2015: Ireland welcome back big names for French test

Five British & Lions could be back for the game

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