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Six Saints selected to represent England in final New Zealand Test

England Names Six Northampton Saints Players to Face New Zealand at Eden Park

The clash between England and New Zealand at Eden Park this Saturday is set to be a thrilling encounter, with six Northampton Saints players named in the England squad for the match. Backs Alex Mitchell, Tommy Freeman, and George Furbank will all be starting, with Ollie Sleightholme, Alex Coles, and Fin Smith on the bench.

England head coach Steve Borthwick expressed excitement for the upcoming match at the historic stadium, known for its intense rugby encounters. He highlighted the pressure of expectations on the All Blacks, who have a formidable record at Eden Park.

The England team to face New Zealand includes some key players like Maro Itoje, Jamie George, and Marcus Smith, with Henry Slade as vice-captain. The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports, giving fans the opportunity to witness the action-packed game.

With the inclusion of six Northampton Saints players in the England squad, anticipation is high for a competitive and thrilling match between these two rugby powerhouses.

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