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Team News: Scotland ring changes for England

Team News: Scotland ring changes for England
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Scotland make six changes for their Pool B match against England on Saturday.

Scotland have made six changes to their team to face England on Saturday.

Captain Alistair Kellock returns, while Euan Murray also makes the starting lineup after missing out against Argentina.

Richie Vernon, Mike Blair, Simon Danielli, Joe Ansbro and Sean Lamont are also given starting berths by coach Andy Robinson.

Jim Hamilton, Geoff Cross, Kelly Brown, Rory Lawson, Graeme Morrison and Nick De Luca are the players who make way in their final Pool B match.

England coach Martin Johnson will name his team on Thursday, but Delon Armitage is expected to replace Mark Cueto on the wing, while Matt Stevens is likely to feature ahead of Alex Corbisiero at loose-head prop.

Courtney Lawes could also start after serving a two-match ban.

Scotland team to play England:

Paterson; Evans, Ansbro, Lamont, Danielli; Jackson, Blair; Jacobsen, Ford, Murray, Gray, Kellock (capt), Strokosch, Barclay, Vernon

Replacements: Lawson, Dickinson, Hines, Rennie, Cusiter, Parks, De Luca

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