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Parling out of final Test

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Geoff Parling is a late withdrawal from the England team for the third Test against New Zealand this weekend.

The Leicester Tigers second-rower has not fully recovered from a hamstring injury picked up in the second Test last weekend and Joe Launchbury will come into the team alongside Courtney Lawes.
England head coach Stuart Lancaster said: “Geoff is not 100 per cent right so Joe will start, with Dave Attwood coming on to the bench. Geoff has done a great job since coming back, but Joe and Courtney Lawes established themselves in the RBS 6 Nations and we are looking forward to them pairing up again in this final Test.”