By Nik Simon for MailOnline
Published: 11:01 GMT, 29 October 2020 | Updated: 11:17 GMT, 29 October 2020
Exeter lock Jonny Hill will make his debut in England’s Six Nations showdown against Italy on Saturday.
The lock has starred for his club since the restart, helping Exeter with their charge to the Premiership and European double.
Hill is the only uncapped player in the starting XV, with Eddie Jones opting for experience for the trip to Rome.
Jonny Hill has been rewarded for his Exeter form with a starting spot in the England team
Henry Slade (left) and Jonathan Joseph (right) will combine in the centres for England
Ben Youngs will earn his 100th England cap at scrum-half, while Jamie George will reach the 50-cap milestone at hooker.
‘We’ve trained with good intensity this week and the squad are excited by the challenge of performing at our best against Italy,’ said Jones.
‘The team have prepared well and are looking forward to putting on an England shirt