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England Picks Flood for Second Rugby Test Against South Africa

June 14, 2012

England coach Stuart Lancaster picked Toby Flood ahead of Owen Farrell at fly-half for the second rugby Test against South Africa in Johannesburg on June 16.

England lost the first match 22-17 in Durban on June 9. The third and final Test is in Port Elizabeth on June 23.

England team: B. Foden (Northampton); C. Ashton (Northampton), J. Joseph (London Irish), M. Tuilagi (Leicester), D. Strettle (Saracens); T. Flood (Leicester), B. Youngs (Leicester); J. Marler (Harlequins), D. Hartley (Northampton), D. Cole (Leicester), M. Botha (Saracens), G. Parling (Leicester), T. Johnson (Exeter), C. Robshaw (Harlequins, capt.), B. Morgan (Scarlets).

Replacements: L. Mears (Bath), A. Corbisiero (London Irish), T. Palmer (Stade Francais), P. Dowson (Northampton), L. Dickson (Northampton), O. Farrell (Saracens), A. Goode (Saracens).

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