Jones praises courageous England

Date published: November 27 2016

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England coach Eddie Jones said his side's adaptability and courage led to their 27-14 win over Argentina on Saturday.

England were reduced to 14 men after only five minutes but they still managed to overcome Argentina in a brutal game at Twickenham.

Jones hailed their performance which sees them stretch their unbeaten run to 13 games.

"I thought it was a brave display," Jones told the England Rugby website.

"It was flexible, adaptable and courageous. There was enough drama in that game to fill 10 episodes of Eastenders.

"We went out there with a certain game plan which we had to abandon after 10 minutes and the players did exceptionally well. They regrouped, came up with another plan and I thought it was outstanding, especially when you consider we probably left a few points out there."

Elliot Daly was red carded after just five minutes for taking out Leonardo Senatore in the air and Jones said he had no complaints with the decision.

"We are obviously disappointed that Elliot was sent off but these things happen in games of rugby and you have to get on with it," he said.

"He made an error of judgement, we all do. We accept the referee’s decision."

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