Steve Borthwick has named a squad for Scotland

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Steve Borthwick has made five changes to England’s starting XV to face Scotland in the Six Nations.

George Furbank starts at full-back with Freddie Steward dropping out of the matchday squad. Elsewhere in the backs, Ollie Lawrence returns from injury and Danny Care starts and wins his 99th cap for the injured Alex Mitchell.

Read more: England Six Nations fixtures

In the forwards, it’s all change in the props with Dan Cole and Ellie Genge starting.

On the bench, Ben Spencer is in line to make his first appearance of the tournament.

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Starting XV: George Furbank; Tommy Freeman, Henry Slade, Ollie Lawrence, Elliot Daly; George Ford, Danny Care; Ellis Genge, Jamie George, Dan Cole, Maro Itoje, Ollie Chessum, Ethan Roots, Sam Underhill, Ben Earl.

Replacements: Theo Dan, Joe Marler, Will Stuart, George Martin, Chandler Cunningham-South, Ben Spencer, Fin Smith, Immanuel Feyi-Waboso

England team to play Wales in Six Nations round two

Starting XV: Freddie Steward, Tommy Freeman, Henry Slade, Fraser Dingwall, Elliot Daly, George Ford, Alex Mitchell; Joe Marler, Jamie George (captain), Will Stuart, Maro Itoje, Ollie Chessum, Ethan Roots, Sam Underhill, Ben Earl

Replacements: Theo Dan, Ellis Genge, Dan Cole, Alex Coles, Chandler Cunningham-South, Danny Care, Fin Smith, Immanuel Feyi-Waboso

England team to play Italy in Six Nations round one

Starting XV: Freddie Steward, Tommy Freeman, Henry Slade, Fraser Dingwall, Elliot Daly, George Ford, Alex Mitchell; Joe Marler, Jamie George (captain), Will Stuart, Maro Itoje, Ollie Chessum, Ethan Roots, Sam Underhill, Ben Earl

Replacements: Theo Dan, Beno Obano, Dan Cole, Alex Coles, Chandler Cunningham-South, Danny Care, Fin Smith, Immanuel Feyi-Waboso

England Six Nations squad 2024

Forwards:

Jamie Blamire (Newcastle Falcons, 7 caps)
Ollie Chessum (Leicester Tigers, 18 caps)
Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers, 107 caps)
Alex Coles (Northampton Saints, 3 caps)
Chandler Cunningham-South (Harlequins, uncapped)
Ben Curry (Sale Sharks, 5 caps)
Theo Dan (Saracens, 7 caps)
Alex Dombrandt (Harlequins, 15 caps)
Ben Earl (Saracens, 25 caps)
Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby, 30 caps)
Ellis Genge (Bristol Bears, 58 caps)
Jamie George (Saracens, 85 caps) – captain
Joe Heyes (Leicester Tigers, 7 caps)
Maro Itoje (Saracens, 76 caps)
Joe Marler (Harlequins, 88 caps)
George Martin (Leicester Tigers, 9 caps)
Beno Obano (Bath Rugby, 3 caps)
Tom Pearson (Northampton Saints, 1 cap)
Ethan Roots (Exeter Chiefs, uncapped)
Will Stuart (Bath Rugby, 33 caps)
Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby, 30 caps)

Backs

Danny Care (Harlequins, 96 caps)
Elliot Daly (Saracens, 64 caps)
Fraser Dingwall (Northampton Saints, uncapped)
Immanuel Feyi-Waboso (Exeter Chiefs, uncapped)
George Ford (Sale Sharks, 91 caps)
Tommy Freeman (Northampton Saints, 3 caps)
George Furbank (Northampton Saints, 6 caps)
Ollie Lawrence (Bath Rugby, 21 caps)
Will Muir (Bath Rugby, uncapped)
Max Ojomoh (Bath Rugby, uncapped)
Harry Randall (Bristol Bears, 6)
Tom Roebuck (Sale Sharks, uncapped)
Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs, 57 caps)
Fin Smith (Northampton Saints, uncapped)
Ben Spencer (Bath Rugby, 4 caps)
Freddie Steward (Leicester Tigers, 31 caps)
Manu Tuilagi (Sale Sharks, 59 caps)

England Six Nations Fixtures 2024

(All kick-off times are GMT)

Round 1

Sat 3 Feb, Italy 24-27 England – Stadio Olimpico, 2.15pm Watch Italy cut loose in first half against England

Round 2

Sat 10 Feb, England v Wales – Twickenham Stadium, 4.45pm

Round 3

Sat 24 Feb, Scotland v England – Scottish Gas Murrayfield, 4.45pm

Round 4

Sat 9 Mar, England v Ireland – Twickenham Stadium, 4.45pm

Round 5

Sat 16 Mar, France v England – Parc OL, 8pm

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