England: Owen Farrell cleared to tackle All Blacks

England: Owen Farrell cleared to tackle All Blacks

The win will come as welcome relief to Jones as he has been under pressure since a poor Six Nations showing and their 2-1 series loss to the same opposition during the June summer tour.

Pollard booted South Africa, missing key men with the Test falling outside the official global window, into an early lead after Kyle Sinckler strayed offside and England were a man down with 15 minutes played when Itoje was shown a yellow card.

'We've got John Mitchell and myself who have coached against them a few times.

"He's going for an examination now [Monday afternoon] and the news probably isn't going to be too good". There's a bit to be learned there. Well, you're going to do it at some stage - you know that, you know that.

"If you watch at full speed, he has a big run up on me and we both bounce off each other and end up on the floor", Farrell said after the match. It's not Pythagoras's theorem.

"Why is it always the most important game?"

"Sounds simple but their win rate of 91 per cent shows you it's not simple".

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All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has revealed a deep respect for England counterpart Eddie Jones by saying they talk "probably every second week".

Jones himself experienced plenty of success against the sport's dominant force after compiling a creditable record of five wins from 11 matches as Australia boss between 2001 to 2005. He said: 'Our boys who played for the Lions made notes about what they felt worked and what they felt didn't work.

"Since 2011 their line-out has gone from good to being outstanding".

However, South Africa kept them pinned in their own half for much of the opening 40 and led through Sibusiso Nkosi's try in the corner less than ten minutes before the break.

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Jones is "cautiously optimistic" that Manu Tuilagi and Courtney Lawes will recover from respective groin and back problems in time for Saturday but Tom Curry appears to be losing his battle with an ankle issue.

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