Six Nations: Willi Heinz replaces Ben Youngs for Scotland vs England
willi heinz has replaced scrum-half ben youngs to face scotland in the six nations on saturday since eddie jones makes five changes following a weeks 24-17 loss to france.
elsewhere, the wounded manu tuilagi is substituted by jonathan joseph with skipper owen farrell also staying in midfield, leaving george ford in 10.
by an eye injury prop mako vunipola makes a return in the forwards to begin, as your squad is dropped in by joe marler completely, while lock george kruis replenishes charlie ewels from the row – the latter falling from the 23-man squad.
from the back-row, lewis ludlam begins on the blindside before courtney lawes, who drops to the seat, while jones has escalated with tom curry – typically a flanker – in the no 8 slot.
the standout shift to the group comes from the half-backs however as youngs drops to seat, along with gloucesters four-cap, 33-year-old heinz comes in to start.
one of the replacements, there are two players named as saracens back-row ben earl and toilet hooker tom dunn may make their test debuts, while wasps lock joe launchbury and exeter center ollie devoto are also selected.
england, who lost 25-13 on their visit to scotland at 2018, go in search of a return to winning ways following last weeks defeat into a highly energised and young les bleus facet in the french funds.
jones side were second best at almost all departments for 50 minutes, decreasing 24-0 behind before enrolling two tries and a penalty .
players seem to have paid the price in the kind of ewels and marler, however for this performance, although youngs drops from the starting group following questions marks his place for a while.
england: 15 george furbank, 14 jonny may, 13 jonathan joseph, 12 owen farrell (c), 11 elliot daly, 10 george ford, 9 willi heinz; 1 mako vunipola, two jamie george, 3 kyle sinckler, 4 maro itoje, 5 george kruis, 6 lewis ludlam, seven sam underhill, 8 tom curry
replacements: 16 tom dunn, 17 ellis genge 19 joe launchbury, 20 courtney lawes, 21 ben earl, 22 ben youngs, 23 ollie devoto.