Video: Chris Robshaw is the right man for England skipper, says ex-Bath star Lewis Moody
Former Bath star Lewis Moody has backed the permanent appointment as England captain of flanker Chris Robshaw.
Moody, a former Red Rose captain from the number seven position himself, has praised Robshaw's impact since taking the role.
Head coach Stuart Lancaster waited to confirm Robshaw as his on-field general despite him captaining the side during a successful Six Nations campaign earlier this year.
But Moody is pleased the Harlequins 26-year-old will take the armband for the autumn international series against Fiji, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand, which starts tomorrow.
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"Without doubt it is the right decision," said Moody, speaking in his role as LV= ambassador at the launch of this year's LV= Cup.
"I think Chris has done a great job, his tenure so far has been spotless and I think so has his form more importantly.
"A lot of people said he wasn't an out-an-out seven and I think he took that to heart and worked very hard on his game, and certainly during the autumn and Six Nations his work over the ball and at break downs was incredible.
"I think on form he more than deserves that spot at seven but also for the job he has done as captain he deserves to continue."
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