Premiership 2017/18 Mid-Season Review: Part 2

Part two of our mid-season review of the Premiership and a look at the teams’ prospects for 2018.Newcastle Falcons Current position: 5 My prediction at the start: 7 Happy or disappointed? Very happy Prospects for 2018: Despite a dip in October/November, their win at London Irish capped a very successful December, with five wins

Autumn Internationals 2017: England team to play Samoa

Ellis Genge

Eddie Jones has named the England team to play Samoa this weekend.England team to play Samoa:Starting XV: 15 Brown 14 May 13 Slade 12 Lozowski 11 Daly 10 Ford (C) 9 Care1 Genge 2 George 3 Cole 4 Launchbury 5 Ewels 6 Itoje 7 Robshaw (C) 8 SimmondsReplacements: 16 Hartley 17 Marler 18 Williams 19 Isiekwe 20 Lawes 21 Youngs 22 Francis 23 RokoduguniThe big call here is Dylan Hartley starts