Care and Vunipola start for England in France

Danny Care and Mako Vunipola will start for England tomorrow after coach Eddie Jones announced two changes to his side to play France in Paris where a win would secure a Six Nations grand slam in his first season.

Scrumhalf Care again swaps places with Ben Youngs, who drops to the bench, while prop Vunipola also continues his on-off battle with Joe Marler for the starting loosehead slot.

Marler was named among the replacements having been cleared on two counts following a citing for use of an elbow and complaints that he called Wales’ Samson Lee ‘Gypsy Boy’ during last week’s Twickenham victory.

“We’ve picked our best 23 who we know can get the job done in Paris,” Jones said.

“Everyone wants to be on the field this Saturday (tomorrow) so selection was nip and tuck.

“While we are pleased to have already won the championship we don’t want to let our foot off the gas.

“The objective has always been to win every game, to be the most dominant team in Europe, so it’s been very important for us to approach this week with the same level of intensity we have shown in previous weeks,” added Jones.

“We go to Paris full of confidence and a hunger to get the win.”

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