Nov 10, 2012 at 2.30pm UK
Sharples (2), try, Monye, Johnson, Tuilagi (2)
Matawalu, Kalou

Preview: England vs. Fiji

Preview: England vs. Fiji
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Sports Mole takes a closer look at the first of England's Autumn Internationals against Fiji at Twickenham on Saturday.

England begin their Autumn Internationals on Saturday when they welcome Fiji to Twickenham.

Coach Stuart Lancaster has named a side full of youth, with Leicester Tigers hooker Tom Youngs making his debut.

Meanwhile there are four other changes to the team that drew with South Africa in the third Test in Port Elizabeth five months ago as captain Chris Robshaw, Charlie Sharples, Ugo Monye and Brad Barritt all start.

There are also two uncapped players on the bench in the form of London Wasps back-row Joe Launchbury and Saracens prop Mako Vunipola.

Recent form:

England: LWWLLD



England: Goode, Sharples, Tuilagi, Barritt, Monye; Flood, Care, Marler, Youngs, Cole, Palmer, Parling, Johnson, Robshaw, Waldrom
Replacements: Paice, Wilson, Vunipola, Launchbury, Wood, Youngs, Farrell, Brown

Fiji: Koniferedi; Wara, Goneva, Naqelevuki, Votu; Talebula, Matawalu; Makutu, Veikoso, Manu, Nakawara, Ratuniyarawa, Naikatani, Ravulo, Qera Replacements: Naureure, Samoca, Saulo, Kalou, Ratuva, Bola, Matavesi, Fatiaki

Sports Mole says: England to get their four-Test schedule off to a winning start

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