Matt Giteau returns to the Australian team for Saturday's game with England.
Matt Giteau returns to the Australian team for Saturday's game with England.

Deans brings in his big players



LONDON // The Australian coach Robbie Deans has recalled his big names to face England on Saturday at Twickenham. Deans has made eight changes from the side that beat Italy 30-20 last weekend, but just one from the side beaten 19-14 by New Zealand earlier this month, with Hugh McMeniman replacing Dean Mumm at flanker. Matt Giteau returns at fly-half, while wingers Drew Mitchell and Peter Hynes join him in the backline. In the pack, flanker George Smith, lock Nathan Sharpe and props Al Baxter and Benn Robinson all return.

Deans said of his team selection: "We try and make the preparations specific to the next challenge." The Wallabies captain Stirling Mortlock added: "There's a lot of fresh faces in the England team that we haven't seen too much of. From what we've seen England look like a very positive, well gelled attacking unit." * PA Sport

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The essentials

What: Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

When: Friday until March 9

Where: All main sessions are held in the InterContinental Dubai Festival City

Price: Sessions range from free entry to Dh125 tickets, with the exception of special events.

Hot Tip: If waiting for your book to be signed looks like it will be timeconsuming, ask the festival’s bookstore if they have pre-signed copies of the book you’re looking for. They should have a bunch from some of the festival’s biggest guest authors.

Information: www.emirateslitfest.com
 

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