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Farrell returns for England clash against Australia while Gatland changes up Welsh side

Eddie Jones brings back the Saracens centre.

OWEN FARRELL RETURNS to the England starting side to take on Australia in Twickenham on Saturday, [KO 15:00, Sky Sports].

England v Scotland - RBS Six Nations - Twickenham Stadium Owen Farrell returns instead of Henry Slade. Source: David Davies

The Saracens player comes in for Henry Slade while Jonny May is named on the right wing in a move that sees Anthony Watson switch to fullback at the expense of Mike Brown, who picked up a head injury last weekend.

Coach Eddie Jones makes one change to his pack as Joe Launchbury replaces George Kruis in the second row where he will partner Courtney Lawes.

Maro Itoje also returns to the squad as he will start on the bench as England seek to build on last weekend’s victory over Argentina.

Wales have made wholesale changes for their meeting with Georgia at the Principality Stadium from the side that took on Australia last Saturday.

Wales v Australia - Autumn International - Principality Stadium Wales coach Warren Gatland. Source: David Davies

Liam Williams, who will start at fullback, is the only survivor from that game with Alex Cuthbert starting on the wing while Rhys Webb and Rhys Priestland form the half back pairing.

The team will be captained by Dan Lydiate.

Tweet by @Welsh Rugby Union 🏉 Source: Welsh Rugby Union 🏉/Twitter

England

15. Anthony Watson
14. Jonny May
13. Jonathan Joseph
12. Owen Farrell
11. Elliot Daly
10. George Ford
9. Ben Youngs

1. Mako Vunipola
2. Dylan Hartley (captain)
3. Dan Cole
4. Joe Launchbury
5. Courtney Lawes
6. Chris Robshaw
7. Sam Underhill
8. Nathan Hughes

Replacements:

16. Jamie George
17. Joe Marler
18. Harry Williams
19. Maro Itoje
20. Sam Simmonds
21. Danny Care
22. Henry Slade
23. Semesa Rokoduguni

Wales

15. Liam Williams
14. Alex Cuthbert
13. Scott Williams
12. Owen Watkin
11. Hallam Amos
10. Rhys Priestland
9. Rhys Webb

1. Nicky Smith
2. Kristian Dacey
3. Leon Brown
4. Adam Beard
5. Cory Hill
6. Dan Lydiate (captain)
7. Sam Cross
8. Sam Davies

Replacements:

16. Elliot Dee
17. Wyn Jones
18. Tomas Francis
19. Josh Navidi
20. Taulupe Faletau
21. Aled Davies
22. Dan Biggar
23. Owen Williams

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