England and New Zealand have named their teams for Saturday

New Zealand host England in the first of two tests at: Eden Park, Auckland on Saturday, 14 June Kick-off: 0835 BST

London Irish wing Topsy Ojo will gain his first Test cap against New Zealand in an England side with 11 changes from their last six nations game against Ireland. Two more uncapped players, London Irish hooker David Paice and Harlequins scrum-half Danny Care, could win their first caps off the bench.

Ojo starts in a back three alongside Mike Brown and David Strettle. Mike Tindall and Olly Barkley are the centre pairing, with Charlie Hodgson and Richard Wigglesworth at half-back.

Tom Palmer partners captain Steve Borthwick at lock, Luke Narraway, James Haskell and Tom Rees form a new back row, with Matt Stevens at tight-head. Wasps second-row Palmer starts his first Test since the end of the 2007 Six Nations.


England: M Brown (Harlequins); T Ojo (London Irish), M Tindall (Gloucester), O Barkley (Bath), D Strettle (Harlequins); C Hodgson (Sale), R Wigglesworth (Sale); A Sheridan (Sale Sharks), L Mears (Bath), M Stevens (Bath), T Palmer (Wasps), S Borthwick (Bath, captain), J Haskell (Wasps), T Rees (Wasps), L Narraway (Gloucester).
Replacements: D Paice (London Irish), T Payne (Wasps), B Kay (Leicester), J Worsley (Wasps), D Care (Harlequins), J Noon (Newcastle), M Tait (Newcastle).

New Zealand: M Muliaina (Chiefs); A Tuitavake (Blues), C Smith (Hurricanes), M Nonu (Hurricanes), S Sivivatu (Chiefs); D Carter (Crusaders), A Ellis (Crusaders); N Tialata (Hurricanes), A Hore (Hurricanes), G Somerville (Crusaders), B Thorn (Crusaders), A Williams (Crusaders), R So’oialo (Hurricanes), R McCaw (Crusaders, captain), J Kaino (Blues).
Replacements: K Mealamu (Blues), J Schwalger (Hurricanes), A Boric (Blues), S Lauaki (Chiefs), J Cowan (Highlanders), S Donald (Chiefs), L MacDonald (Crusaders).