England make one change for New Zealand clash

Leicester Tigers prop Dan Cole carries the ball forward in an Aviva Premiership match against Worcestor Warriors on September 8, 2013
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England head coach Stuart Lancaster makes one change to the team to face New Zealand by bringing Dan Cole into the front row in place of David Wilson.

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has made just one change to the side that secured victory over Argentina last weekend.

For this Saturday's Autumn International against New Zealand, Lancaster has opted to bring in Dan Cole in the front row in place of David Wilson, who has dropped to the replacements' bench.

Lee Dixon has kept his place in the team, despite suggestions that Ben Youngs could have come into the fold, while Joe Marler has been declared fit to start.

The 23-year-old suffered a knock against Argentina at Twickenham, but has come through a fitness test ahead of Saturday's clash against the All Blacks.

England team to face New Zealand: 15 Mike Brown, 14 Chris Ashton, 13 Joel Tomkins, 12 Billy Twelvetrees, 11 Ben Foden, 10 Owen Farrell, 9 Lee Dickson, 1 Joe Marler, 2 Dylan Hartley, 3 Dan Cole, 4 Joe Launchbury, 5 Courtney Lawes, 6 Tom Wood, 7 Chris Robshaw, 8 Billy Vunipola.

Replacements: 16 Tom Youngs, 17 Matt Mullan, 18 David Wilson, 19 Geoff Parling, 20 Ben Morgan, 21 Ben Youngs, 22 Toby Flood, 23 Alex Goode

Joe Marler looks on during the England training session at Pennyhill Park on November 7, 2013
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