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Forwards coach Graham Rowntree supervises an England training session

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Brad Barritt

Six Nations 2013: Resilience will give England edge over Wales says Brad Barritt

The sides meet in Cardiff on Saturday in title showdown

Ben Morgan limps off against Scotland on Saturday

Six Nations 2013: Ben Morgan to miss decider between England and Wales

England number eight suffered an ankle injury against Scotland

Captain Chris Robshaw of England looks on

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Adam Jones of Wales celebrates at the end of the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland

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Geoff Parling (L) and Tom Youngs take part in tug o' war during an England training session

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Philippe Saint-André complained about the standard of refereeing

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Philippe Saint-Andre makes changes for trip to Dublin

Tom Croft passes the ball at Pennyhill Park yesterday

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Dan Cole would be my choice for captain, while Justin Tipuric (below) would edge out Chris Robshaw

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England host Italy at Twickenham this weekend

<b>9 Ben Youngs (England)</b><br/>
You need to pick the half-backs as a pair, which means Youngs gets my call. They are comfortable with each other and have already gelled. He has not set the world alight with his breaks in this campaign, which he can do, but he has been rock-steady. He has been distributing some quality ball and at good speed. Mike Phillips and Danny Care will fight him for the spot.

Six Nations: Ben Youngs promises England will not take Italy lightly

England are on course for the Grand Slam

Philippe Saint-André complained about the standard of refereeing

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Courtney Lawes

Six Nations: Stuart Lancaster expecting major impact from bench against France

Courtney Lawes will make his first England start at blindside flanker as one of three changes

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