Rugby World Cup 2019: Pick your England XV to face Tonga

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England start their bid for World Cup glory on Sunday when they confront Tonga in their Pool C opener in Sapporo.
What group do you believe go coach Eddie Jones must select?
Is Owen Farrell a centre or a fly-half?
Which two Maro Itoje, Joe Launchbury, George Kruis and Courtney Lawes Compose the next row?
Which blend of Sam Underhill Tom Curry, Mark Wilson and Lewis Ludlam Offers you the equilibrium?
As soon as they picked up accidents in the build-up to the championship and do you risk Henry Slade or even Jack Nowell?
You can pick your team below, and when you’re done have a look below to determine what XV rugby union correspondent Chris Jones has gone for…
Select your players.
1. Joe Marler
Mako Vunipola – that worryingly has had a setback in his recovery – is the beginning loose-head prop of England when fit, but Marler has looked because coming out of global retirement, hungry. Ellis Genge hay from the bench.
2. Jamie George
George has become the man in the number two shirt, having a time for club and country. Luke Cowan-Dickie remains inexperienced and Jack Singleton is much travelling as backup.
3. Kyle Sinckler
The expertise and specialized nous of dan Cole will be an asset this World Cup, however there’s not any doubt Sinckler will be England. Section of a England forward pack full of electricity and dynamism.
4. George Kruis
Kruis has enjoyed a great 2019, allying his lineout experience with enhanced physicality.
5. Maro Itoje
Works provides so much of the energy of England both sides of the ball, also superbly with Kruis.
6. Mark Wilson
Tempted and Sam Underhill at flanker and Tom Curry to play here, but Wilson deserves to be after a solid year in the first-choice package of England. Prior to the game opens up, will offer industry.
7. Tom Curry
Not much between him and Underhill at the present time improved ball-carrying just about getting him the nod. Underhill to create an impact – possibly alongside Curry.
8. Billy Vunipola
England’s only professional number eight at the squad – and, like his brother, a man who is able to lay claim to being the very finest in the world. England’s World Cup hopes may go along with him if Billy is injured.
9. Ben Youngs
Eddie Jones has curiously made scrum-half an embarrassing position: he begins if Youngs is fit. A class action, but has appeared a little rusty in the warm-ups. Improved revealing against Italy but could still back himself .
10. George Ford
Whether Ford begins the huge knockout games remains up in the air, but England will be given the chance to hit the ground running in Japan by his venture with Farrell. An excellent ball player who ruthlessly picks teams aside when awarded ball.
11. Jonny May
Has become a central figure for England, also has been a player for the past 12 months. Has can be a shoo-in and worked from the coaching camps on both his pace and physicality.
12. Owen Farrell
With Henry Slade of game-time and fitness, Farrell seems the sensible choice at the start of the tournament. It was clear against Ireland wherever the captain plays which England won’t miss a trick.
13. Manu Tuilagi
Has returned to his destructive best, a sight many English coaches but rarely saw. Tuilagi must stay healthy with Ben Te’o jettisoned. A credit card.
14. Anthony Watson
Jack Nowell would be in strong contention to start on the wing – but has been battling injury and illness and can not be risked. Watson is back from his Achilles problem that is long-standing and looking sharp. Can interchange in defence and attack with Daly.
15. Elliot Daly
Daly in full-back has not been wholly convincing – which is why I would have had the safety blanket of Mike Brown from the group – however, he has to play somewhere from the rear three. His footballing caliber will spark England to the counter-attack, which is Jones puts him at 15 instead of on the wing.
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