Martin Johnson has made a bold call in dropping Danny Cipriani for this weekend’s fixture against the All Blacks.
Nick Kennedy returns, whilst Tom Rees is dropped as Michael Lipman starts. Dan Hipkiss also makes his first appearance in the matchday squad.
England: Delon Armitage; Paul Sackey, Jamie Noon, Riki Flutey, Ugo Monye, Toby Flood, Danny Care; Tim Payne, Lee Mears, Phil Vickery, Steve Borthwick (capt), Nick Kennedy, James Haskell, Michael Lipman, Nick Easter.
Replacements: Dylan Hartley, Matt Stevens, Tom Croft, Tom Rees, Harry Ellis, Danny Cipriani, Dan Hipkiss.