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England retain winning squad

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England head coach Stuart Lancaster has named an unchanged matchday squad for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations match against Italy at Twickenham.The 23 players includes Leicester Tigers quartet Dan Cole and Ben Youngs who started the opening-day win over Wales, plus Tom Youngs and Tom Croft who were among the replacements.   The squad will re-assemble at Pennyhill Park on Wednesday evening, with the team announcement scheduled for Thursday morning.   Lancaster said: “We’ll name the team on Thursday but we’ve gone for the same squad that played against Wales as we look to build consistent performances. There are many players pushing hard for selection and we are looking forward to watching their club games this weekend.”   England Forwards Dave Attwood (Bath Rugby) Kieran Brookes (Newcastle Falcons) Nick Easter (Harlequins) Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers) Tom Croft (Leicester Tigers) Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints) James Haskell (Wasps) George Kruis (Saracens) Joe Marler (Harlequins) Chris Robshaw (Harlequins)(c) Billy Vunipola (Saracens) Mako Vunipola (Saracens) Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers) Backs Mike Brown (Harlequins) Luther Burrell (Northampton Saints) Danny Cipriani (Sale Sharks) George Ford (Bath Rugby) Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby) Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby) Billy Twelvetrees (Gloucester Rugby) Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby) Richard Wigglesworth (Saracens) Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)