England have named Ben Morgan at No 8 for Sunday's pivotal RBS 6 Nations title showdown with Wales.
Chris Robshaw has demanded England issue a statement of intent against Wales and strike an early World Cup blow.
George Primarolo looks ahead to this weekend's crunch Six Nations matches and fancies England to get the better of Wales.
Johnny Sexton has beaten his thumb ligament problem in time to face Italy in the RBS 6 Nations in Dublin on Saturday.
France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has made seven changes for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Scotland.
Australia flanker David Pocock will miss the rest of the season after having knee surgery for the second time in 12 months.
Veteran lock Marco Bortolami will captain Italy in Saturday's RBS Six Nations game against Ireland in Dublin.
Sean Lamont is determined to end Scotland's eight-year wait for a win over France.
Andrew Trimble has backed Ulster and Ireland team-mate Iain Henderson to become a major international star.
Ahead of Friday's clash with Wales, Rochelle Clark has set her sights on becoming England's most capped player.