Eddie Jones backs Owen Farrell to avoid citing

Damian Willemse- pace power and safe as houses under the high ball

Damian Willemse- pace power and safe as houses under the high ball

Owen Farrell's late penalty snatched a 12-11 victory for injury-hit England in their opening November worldwide as sloppy South Africa were left to rue a lack of ruthlessness at Twickenham.

The Springboks were privately furious that Farrell's hit on Esterhuizen, which was reviewed by referee Angus Gardner and the television match official in a dramatic finish to a thrilling test match, did not even merit a penalty as it would have given them a chance to kick at goal to win the match with the final play.

While there has been plenty of conjecture over the incident, World Rugby confirmed on Sunday that there had been no citings from the clash at Twickenham.

Harlequins centre Joe Marchant will join up with Jones' squad ahead of the Test.

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The tackle polarised opinion with England coach Eddie Jones describing it as a "good solid tackle" and former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll saying the TMO got the decision "spot on", while former Ireland back Luke Fitzgerald, who was forced to retire at 28 with a neck injury, said that under the new interpretation of the tackle law it should have been a "minimum of a penalty.shocking adjudicating". He ran hard, it's hard to get your arms around when you're both hitting each other at that much force.

"If it was role reversal here and a South African had smashed one of the England players we would be asking for a penalty, but we will take it", he said.

"You want to test yourself against the best and they are the best", said Jones.

Then a hanging cross-kick was superbly caught by a leaping Nkosi, but the right wing was held up just short of the try-line before a scrambling Itoje was sin-binned. Any team that wins 91 per cent of their games is a great team. Well, you're going to do it at some stage - you know that, you know that.

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It potentially would have made for a more exciting story had he actually been drunk, but Haskell appears to have got away with it on this particular occasion.

"Based on England's form over the last six months anyone who comes to the conclusion that England will beat New Zealand on Saturday at Twickenham is doing so on the flimsiest of evidence - whereas there is an avalanche of reasons why they will not. You've got to understand where they are weak, where they are strong, and you've got to be disciplined about your game plan".

And that black and white take on things, results alone, will be harnessed this week by England: "If you're going to say 'Am I daunted by them?' then no I'm not", Te'o said. "A real show of resistance, a lot of toughness in our play".

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