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England beats Wales but both suffer injuries

England beats Wales but both suffer injuries

Piers Francis also started the game, while Courtney Lawes came off the bench for England and Dan Biggar got some minutes as a replacement for Wales.

"We're like any family - everyone sits around the dining table, everyone enjoys good conversation, but you know there are problems and we're exactly the same".

"All I can do is trust the players - they are adults, they're responsible, they want to play for England and we could have some problems".

Jones included uncapped wing Ruaridh McConnochie, a former sevens specialist, and also gave World Cup opportunities to hooker Jack Singleton, flanker Lewis Ludlam and 32-year-old scrumhalf Willi Heinz just 24 hours after their test debuts.

Eddie Jones has described the red card shown to All Blacks lock Scott Barrett at the weekend as "ridiculous".

A victory for Wales would have seen Warren Gatland's side leapfrog the All Blacks into top spot in the World Rankings following the Wallabies' 47-26 victory over New Zealand in Perth.

"I thought we saw two instances today where that could have happened".

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But captain Owen Farrell insists England can be trusted in the Far East and that there are no bad apples in the squad.

England have named their squad nearly a month in advance of World Rugby's deadline.

Leicester Tigers forward Dan Cole and scrum-half Youngs are the most experienced players included in the selection - the pair boast 86 worldwide caps each and both represented England in their disappointing home Rugby World Cup campaign in 2015.

"Gareth Anscombe is out of Rugby World Cup contention after sustaining an anterior cruciate ligament injury in the match against England yesterday", read a statement from the Welsh Rugby Union. "Being part of this is making sure that we're being good lads and I think we have a good group". We feel for them, I feel for them personally.

Jones has a list of players on stand-by for the tournament and has called up three of them - Harlequins centre Joe Marchant, Bath second row Charlie Ewels and Exeter No 8 Matt Kvesic - to join the World Cup 31 for Saturday's game against Wales in Cardiff.

England then travel to Kobe to face the United States on September 26, before games against Argentina on October 5, and France on October 12.