Ben Kay drafted into the England squad for All Blacks match
Martin Johnson has called up his former Leicester and England team-mate Ben Kay to the England squad for Saturday's showdown with the all conquering All Blacks at Twickenham.
With Tom Palmer set to miss Saturday's match through injury, Johnson decided to call up his former second-row partner. Kay will now vie with Wasps' Simon Shaw for a place in the starting XV. Even if he doesn't start, the Leicester lock will bring much needed experience and brawn to the England squad.
New Zealand born centre Riki Flutey is also a doubt for Saturday along with prop Andrew Sheridan who missed Saturday's mauling by the Springboks with a neck injury.