England captain Dylan Hartley loses fitness battle for France so Owen Farrell will skipper Red Rose

ENGLAND skipper Dylan Hartley has misplaced his fitness battle to face France.

It means Owen Farrell will captain the Red Rose with Jamie George in at hooker.

 Dylan Hartley is out of England's next match with an injury

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Dylan Hartley is out of England's subsequent match with an damage

Boss Eddie Jones has additionally dropped Mike Brown and Jonathan Joseph for Anthony Watson and Ben Te'o as he rings the modifications after the Calcutta Cup defeat.

Elliott Daly is available in for his first begin of this Six Nations on the wing and Mako Vunipola is known as because the aspect's vice-captain in Paris.

Jones stated: “This recreation is concerning the alternative for the workforce to maneuver ahead and we would like a response from the gamers this week.

“Towards France we need to be brutal and aggressive on the achieve line and to play with an ideal tactical self-discipline.

 George Ford and Owen Farrell have become England's star duo

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George Ford and Owen Farrell have develop into England's star duo
 Eddie Jones has had to make some decisions

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Eddie Jones has needed to make some selections

“Owen will be very proud to be captain however on the similar time he’s dissatisfied for Dylan to overlook out via damage and he is aware of the place of captain carries loads of duty.

“And we’d like to ensure we’ve got one robust voice among the many ahead leaders and Mako has been performing some nice work behind the scenes and will step up and take that on formally towards France."

After lastly beginning Watson within the 15 shirt for simply the second time, Jones stated: “Mike Brown has been wonderful for us however he was just a little bit off towards Scotland and we’ve determined to start out Anthony Watson.

"We need to assault slightly bit extra so Anthony begins at full again with Elliot Daly on the left and Jonny Might proper.

"It’s an awesome again three for us."

 

ENGLAND skipper Dylan Hartley has misplaced his fitness battle to face France.

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