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Yarde & Hughes start for England against Australia

Nathan Hughes (centre) will win his third cap for England, with Billy Vunipola out with a knee injury

Nathan Hughes (centre) will win his third cap for England, with Billy Vunipola out with a knee injury

Nathan Hughes and Marland Yarde will start for England against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday, in two forced changes to Eddie Jones’ side.

Wasps’ Hughes replaces the injured Billy Vunipola at number eight, while Harlequins’ Marland Yarde will start on the wing in place of the suspended Elliot Daly.

Daly is banned after being sent off in last weekend’s victory over Argentina.

Winger Semesa Rokoduguni and lock Dave Attwood do not make the 23-man squad.

The victory over Argentina was England’s 13th in a row and their 12th under Australian Jones, and a win over Australia in the final autumn international would equal their longest winning run, set across 2002 and 2003.

England team

M Brown (Harlequins); M Yarde (Harlequins), J Joseph (Bath), O Farrell (Saracens), J May (Gloucester); G Ford (Bath), B Youngs (Leicester)

M Vunipola (Saracens), D Hartley (Northampton, capt), D Cole (Leicester), C Lawes (Northampton), G Kruis (Saracens), C Robshaw (Harlequins), T Wood (Northampton), N Hughes (Wasps).

Replacements: J George (Saracens), J Marler (Harlequins), K Sinckler (Harlequins), C Ewels (Bath), T Harrison (Northampton), D Care (Harlequins), B Te’o (Worcester), H Slade (Exeter).

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/38167545