England make three changes for France clash

England make three changes for France
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Stuart Lancaster makes three changes to his England side for the visit of France at Twickenham in the Six Nations on Saturday.

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has made three changes to his side for this weekend's Six Nations clash against France at Twickenham.

The Red Rose will line up with Manu Tuilagi, who has proved his fitness after playing for Leicester, and will replace Billy Twelvetrees, who drops to the bench.

Dylan Hartley has been chosen ahead of Tom Youngs, while Courtney Lawes will be installed in the back row in place of James Haskell, who is suffering from an illness.

England have won both of their Six Nations fixtures against Scotland and Ireland so far in the campaign.

England team to play France:

Alex Goode; Chris Ashton, Manusamoa Tuilagi, Brad Barritt, Mike Brown; Owen Farrell, Ben Youngs; Joe Marler, Dylan Hartley, Dan Cole, Joe Launchbury, Geoff Parling, Courtney Lawes, Chris Robshaw, Tom Wood

Replacements: Tom Youngs, David Wilson, Mako Vunipola, James Haskell, Thomas Waldrom, Danny Care, Toby Flood, Billy Twelvetrees

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