Eddie Jones 'can't wait' to face All Blacks following English win

Eddie Jones 'can't wait' to face All Blacks following English win

South Africa's players protested that the challenge - just short of England's 10m line - warranted a penalty at least and the chance to kick for three points and victory.

Referee Angus Gardner decided Farrell was not too high and made enough effort to wrap his arms in the collision.

Jones said: "You can get cited for something you did at a party when you were 15, anything could happen".

However, the likes of former Ireland and Lions winger Luke Fitzgerald and ex-England fly-half Andy Goode, along with many commentators, took the opposite view.

South Africa ought to have had a healthy lead at the break, but Farrell's second penalty late in the first half reduced the deficit to two points. "We're happy, they're not so happy".

Farrell could yet be retrospectively punished for the tackle, with the citing commissioner to review the match over the next 24 hours.

"The most important thing is what we do next".

England ended a five-match winless streak with victory over South Africa in the third June Test in Cape Town and have now won two straight games ahead of the visit of world champions New Zealand to Twickenham next Saturday.

"Why has it got to be the most important game?"

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England's autumn global series continues next weekend with their first Test in four years against world champions New Zealand, before meetings with Japan and Australia.

But after several handling errors, South Africa's pressure told in the 33rd minute when, with left wing Aphiwe Dyantyi coming across to the opposite flank to keep England fullback Daly occupied, quick and smooth passing allowed Nkosi to scamper in at the corner for a try.

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Jones hinted at frustration with the penalties conceded, though, and Maro Itoje was sin-binned early on.

England now prepare to face the All Blacks next week, for the first time in four years, while South Africa will welcome back their absentees to take on France in Paris.

"If it was a shoulder charge the ref would have penalised it but it was a good tackle, haven't seen Andre tackled back like that for a while", he said.

Rassie Erasmus' men dominated the start of this test in pretty much all aspects in the first half, but a slew of unforced errors somehow saw the smarter hosts escape with a much-needed win against a side that scored the only try of the match, but ultimately played brainless rugby.

The influential lock hobbled off early in the second half at Twickenham with what appeared to be an ankle injury.