England Team Manager Martin Johnson has made two changes to the team to play Wales in the RBS 6 Nations at the Millennium Stadium this Saturday (5.30pm).
Gloucester Rugby centre Mike Tindall is fit and takes over from Jamie Noon while London Wasps' Joe Worsley will start in place of Steffon Armitage at open-side flanker.
With Harlequins' Danny Care still out of contention due to injury, London Irish and England Saxons scrum half Paul Hodgson has been called up to the bench in place of England newcomer Ben Foden. Toby Flood (Leicester Tigers) is also named among the replacements.
England: Delon Armitage (London Irish) Paul Sackey (London Wasps) Mike Tindall (Gloucester Rugby) Riki Flutey (London Wasps) Mark Cueto (Sale Sharks) Andy Goode (Brive) Harry Ellis (Leicester Tigers); Andrew Sheridan (Sale Sharks) Lee Mears (Bath Rugby) Phil Vickery (London Wasps) Steve Borthwick (Saracens, captain) Nick Kennedy (London Irish) James Haskell (London Wasps) Joe Worsley (London Wasps) Nick Easter (Harlequins).
Replacements: Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints) Julian White (Leicester Tigers) Tom Croft (Leicester Tigers) Luke Narraway (Gloucester Rugby) Paul Hodgson (London Irish) Toby Flood (Leicester Tigers) Mathew Tait (Sale Sharks)
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton say their first prioirty on Sunday in the opening game of the World Cup is to win against Uruguay and not get overly concerned with points difference.
With only days to go until the biggest rugby competition in the world begins, rugby fans visiting Cardiff this autumn will be able to enjoy a special display at National Museum Cardiff as part of the celebrations surrounding the Rugby World Cup.
Geraint John has taken up the new role of WRU elite coach development manager having arrived in Wales last week. WRU TV caught up with him at the WRU rugby department's strategy day at the Millennium Stadium.
The entire Welsh Rugby Union Rugby Department gathered at the Millennium Stadium earlier this week where WRU Head of Rugby Josh Lewsey looked back on a year where structural and strategic changes have seen significant progress made
The Welsh Rugby Union has released a specially produced video to spearhead a new campaign to help promote the values of rugby union. The video, entitled Let us Play underpins the WRU rugby department's philosophy - to engage, transfer and retain players, coaches and referees.