Worsley or Green to be on the bench against Australia
24 June 2004 08:40am
Mike Worsley could be on the replacements bench for England against Australia this Saturday (26th June) in the World Cup Final rematch. It will either be the Quins prop forward or London Wasps Will Green; a decision Head Coach Clive Woodward will finalise tomorrow (Friday 25th June).
England make two changes to the starting XV from the side that started last weekends second test against New Zealand. Mike Catt replaces the injured Stuart Abbott in the centre, while Wasps prop Tim Payne will win his first cap as he replaces Trevor Woodman, who is out with a shoulder injury.
The full team is as follows:
England: Josh Lewsey; Tom Voyce, Mike Catt, Mike Tindall, Ben Cohen; Charlie Hodgson, Andy Gomarsall; Lawrence Dallaglio (Capt.), Richard Hill, Joe Worsley; Steve Borthwick, Simon Shaw; Julian White, Mark Regan, Tim Payne.
Replacements: Steve Thompson, Will Green or Mike Worsley, Martin Corry, Michael Lipman, Matt Dawson, Fraser Waters, Olly Barkley
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