Six Nations: How England fans tried to stop Scotland collapse at Twickenham

Six Nations: How England fans tried to stop Scotland collapse at Twickenham

England's superstar winger isn't even in the squad for the final Six Nations game at Twickenham after he tore it up against Italy and was named the official man-of-the-match.

If Wales beat Ireland in Cardiff earlier on Saturday they will be crowned champions and complete a Grand Slam.

"It is a fantastic achievement", added Jones.

"It's a bit of a recurring theme for us", Jones said.

Henry Slade is back in at outside centre with Manu Tuilagi shifted back to inside centre and Ben Te'o on the bench.

Jones considers this to be a particularly pronounced issue in England following a performance by Cokanasiga against Italy which drew comparisons with the great Jonah Lomu.

Jones has a schedule based on the summer's four World Cup warm-up Tests that will develop the 21-year-old in time for Japan 2019, but is also wary of the hype generated by his marauding display. This was the last competitive game before the World Cup.

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'We've got a good plan in place for him [Cokanasiga].

Owen Farrell was in agreement and the captain did not shy away from taking his share of the blame, having been charged down for Scotland's first try, intercepted for their fifth, the equaliser, and almost cost England with another controversial challenge in the final quarter.

Avenging last year's bitter defeat at Murrayfield was now England's aim and as they ran in four tries to build a 31-0 lead inside half an hour, they were on track to mark their last competitive match before the World Cup with an ominous statement.

"It will be a fascinating finish to the Championship with three teams that can win it and we are playing against one of our most traditional foes in Scotland for the Calcutta Cup". Jones explained his logic, saying: "With young players, particularly in this environment, you've got to look after them".

England were rattled and replacement scrum-half Greig Laidlaw fell short with a long-range penalty attempt in swirling conditions that if successful would have seen them creep ahead for the first time.

"For us to come out and have a second half like that shows the character the boys have".

"I don't know how to feel - am I elated we got back in the game or am I gutted we got into a winning position and didn't make it?" Good though New Zealand were, I think we might have held on to a 31-point lead. 'It's about taking a measured approach at the start of their career, letting them develop their game and exposing them to the right games.

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