England have announced their squad to face Wales in this Friday’s RBS 6 Nations 2011 opener at the Millennium Stadium.
England will be led by World Cup winner Mike Tindall, as Lewis Moody is currently injured.
Tom Wood of Northampton comes in to make his debut in the vacant flank position.
Wales v England will kick-off at 19:45 GMT (20:45 CET) on Friday 4th February 2011, at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff.
Wales v England – England Starting XV
B Foden (Northampton Saints); C Ashton (Northampton Saints), M Tindall (Gloucester, capt), S Hape (Bath), M Cueto (Sale Sharks); T Flood (Leicester Tigers), B Youngs (Leicester Tigers); A Sheridan (Sale Sharks), D Hartley (Northampton Saints), D Cole (Leicester Tigers), L Deacon (Leicester Tigers), T Palmer (Stade Francais), T Wood (Northampton Saints), J Haskell (Stade Francais), N Easter (Harlequins).
S Thompson (Leeds Carnegie), D Wilson (Bath), S Shaw (Wasps), J Worsley (Wasps), D Care (Harlequins), J Wilkinson (Toulon), M Banahan (Bath).