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Hartley reclaims starting spot for Pumas clash

Northampton Saints captain Dylan Hartley has been recalled to the England starting line-up against Argentina. Credit: PA

Northampton Saints captain Dylan Hartley has been recalled to the England starting line-up for this weekend's clash with Argentina at Twickenham.

The 27-year-old replaces Tom Youngs at hooker as part of a new look front row which will also include Joe Marler and David Wilson.

Ben Foden has been named on the wing against the Pumas. Credit: PA

Hartley is one of five Saints to be included in the side, with Lee Dickson, Courtney Lawes and Tom Wood retaining their places from last weekend's triumph over Australia, and Ben Foden stepping up from the replacements' bench to take his spot on the wing in place of the injured Marland Yarde.

Northampton prop Alex Corbisiero makes his return to the bench after recovering from a knee injury, whilst Norfolk-born Tom and Ben Youngs are also amongst the substitutes.

England team to face Argentina:

Mike Brown (Harlequins), Chris Ashton (Saracens), Joel Tomkins (Saracens), Billy Twelvetrees (Gloucester), Ben Foden (Northampton Saints), Owen Farrell (Saracens), Lee Dickson (Northampton Saints)

Joe Marler (Harlequins), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), David Wilson (Bath), Joe Launchbury (London Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Tom Wood (Northampton Saints), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins, captain), Billy Vunipola (Saracens)

Replacements: Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers), Alex Corbisiero (Northampton Saints), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Geoff Parling (Leicester Tigers), Ben Morgan (Gloucester), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers), Toby Flood (Leicester Tigers), Alex Goode (Saracens)

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