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Croft earns first start in Calcutta Cup clash

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Tom Croft will make his first start for England in Saturday?s RBS 6 Nations Championship match against Scotland at Murrayfield.

The 22-year-old Leicester Tigers forward won his first cap as a replacement in the win over France in Paris 10 days ago and now starts in the No.6 shirt.

Club colleague Ben Kay is named among the replacements for the fourth successive game, while hooker George Chuter is included in the 22 for the first time in this season?s championship.
England (versus Scotland, away, Saturday March 8, kick-off 3.15pm)
15   Danny Cipriani (London Wasps)
14   Paul Sackey (London Wasps)
13   Jamie Noon (Newcastle Falcons)
12   Toby Flood (Newcastle Falcons)
11   Lesley Vainikolo (Gloucester Rugby)
10   Jonny Wilkinson (Newcastle Falcons)
9     Richard Wigglesworth (Sale Sharks)
1     Andrew Sheridan (Sale Sharks)
2     Lee Mears (Bath Rugby)
3     Phil Vickery (London Wasps, captain)
4     Simon Shaw (London Wasps)
5     Steve Borthwick (Bath Rugby)
6     Tom Croft (Leicester Tigers)
7     Michael Lipman (Bath Rugby)
8     Nick Easter (Harlequins)
16    George Chuter (Leicester Tigers)
17    Matt Stevens (Bath Rugby)
18    Ben Kay (Leicester Tigers)
19    Luke Narraway (Gloucester Rugby)
20    Paul Hodgson (London Irish)
21    Mathew Tait (Newcastle Falcons)  
22    Iain Balshaw (Gloucester Rugby)