Worsley and Tindall recalled to England team

England manager Martin Johnson has turned to experience for Saturday's showdown with Wales in the Millenium Stadium recalling veteran internationals Joe Worsley and Mike Tindall to the starting XV.

Worsley replaces Steffon Armitage at open-side flanker with the London Irish player dropping out of the match squad after struggling with the pace of test rugby against Italy last weekend. Tindall will take the place of fellow battering ram Jamie Noon at outside-centre.

Harry Ellis has been retained at scrum-half after impressing with two tries when given his chance last Saturday, but surprisingly Andy Goode will start again at out-half despite having an indifferent game against the plucky Italians.

England team to take on Wales: D Armitage (London Irish); P Sackey (Wasps), M Tindall (Gloucester), R Flutey (Wasps), M Cueto (Sale Sharks); A Goode (Brive), H Ellis (Leicester); A Sheridan (Sale Sharks), L Mears (Bath), P Vickery (Wasps), S Borthwick (Saracens, capt), N Kennedy (London Irish), J Haskell (Wasps), J Worsley (Wasps), N Easter (Harlequins). Replacements: D Hartley (Northampton), J White (Leicester), T Croft (Leicester), L Narraway (Gloucester), P Hodgson (London Irish), T Flood (Leicester), M Tait (Sale Sharks).

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