Launchbury and Mullan ready for New Zealand

James Haskell has been left out by England.

James Haskell has been left out by England.

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WASPS' back row James Haskell has been left out for England's second Test against the All Blacks, kicking off in Dunedin on Saturday morning.

His place has been taken by Tom Wood, although Joe Launchbury starts again at lock and Matt Mullan is again named among the replacements.

England lost the first Test 20-15 in Auckland last weekend, when Haskell was their top tackler with 13 and none missed. He also won four turnovers.

England: Mike Brown, Manu Tuilagi, Luther Burrell, Billy Twelvetrees, Marland Yarde, Owen Farrell, Danny Care; Ben Morgan, Chris Robshaw, Tom Wood, Geoff Parling, Joe Launchbury, David Wilson, Rob Webber, Joe Marler.

Replacements: Dylan Hartley, Matt Mullan, Kieran Brookes, Courtney Lawes, Billy Vunipola, Ben Youngs, Freddie Burns, Chris Ashton.



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