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Flood and Moody return for England

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Toby Flood and Lewis Moody have been recalled to the England starting line-up for Saturday's trip to face RBS 6 Nations leaders France in Paris.

They are joined by Leicester Tigers teammate Dan Cole in England’s starting XV for the final game of this season’s Championship, while Louis Deacon and Ben Youngs are included among the replacements.

Northampton Saints wing Chris Ashton will make his debut for England and clubmate Ben Foden makes his first start at full-back. Mike Tindall returns to win his 61st cap.

15 Ben Foden (Northampton Saints)
14 Mark Cueto (Sale Sharks)
13 Mike Tindall (Gloucester Rugby)
12 Riki Flutey (CA Brive)
11 Chris Ashton (Northampton Saints)
10 Toby Flood (Leicester Tigers)
9 Danny Care (Harlequins)
1 Tim Payne (London Wasps)
2 Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints)
3 Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers)
4 Simon Shaw (London Wasps)
5 Steve Borthwick (Saracens, captain)
6 Joe Worsley (London Wasps)
7 Lewis Moody (Leicester Tigers)
8 Nick Easter (Harlequins)


16 Steve Thompson (CA Brive)
17 David Wilson (Bath Rugby)
18 Louis Deacon (Leicester Tigers
19 James Haskell (Stade Francais)
20 Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)
21 Jonny Wilkinson (RC Toulon)
22 Mathew Tait (Sale Sharks)