Marler replaces Corbisiero for England's final test
22 June 2012 10:36am
By Callum Sheppard
Joe Marler will replace Alex Corbisiero in the starting line-up for tomorrow's 3rd Test at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth.
London Irish's Corbisiero has suffered a recurrence of a knee complaint and Marler will therefore wear the No. 1 shirt against South Africa with Paul Doran Jones coming on to the replacements' bench.
England Head Coach Stuart Lancaster said: "Alex trained well early in the week having played well at the weekend but the knee reacted over the last 24 hours. It is a shame for Alex as he was desperate to take part but it's the right thing to put in Joe and we are sure he can build on his performances in the first two Tests."
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