After defeat to Scotland in the opening round, Eddie Jones has drafted in some familiar faces to take on Italy.
Owen Farrell moves to centre as George Ford returns to the England side, while Alun Wyn Jones is back in the Wales starting line-up
Fit-again George Ford will be among the replacements for England against Ireland, with Owen Farrell keeping his spot at number 10.
Four more players have committed themselves to Leicester Tigers by signing new deals, including Ben Youngs and George Ford.
Eddie Jones' team selection for England's crunch Six Nations clash with Ireland raised eyebrows, but his side responded in style on Sunday.
With Anthony Watson failing to overcome a calf problem, George Furbank has been handed a starting spot for England against France.
England fly-half George Ford said it was a "hard one to take" after his side suffered a 32-12 defeat to South Africa in the RWC final.
South Africa hope to harness a Rugby World Cup triumph by bringing the country together, but a strong England stand in their way.
England head coach Eddie Jones will deploy the same starting XV that beat New Zealand in last week's semi-final.
England dethroned New Zealand with a magnificent performance in Yokohama to set up a final against South Africa or Wales.