George Ford’s omission from the England starting lineup for Saturday’s crunch quarter-final against Australia comes as a surprise, but coach Eddie Jones says the flyhalf knows his role in the squad.
A selection of the best quotes from coaches and players at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on Wednesday.
England scrumhalf Ben Youngs says they will need players like Manu Tuilagi if they are to stand any chance of beating the All Blacks on Saturday.
England have suffered a late blow ahead of their Test against the Springboks with Manu Tuilagi ruled out due to a groin injury.
Manu Tuilagi has revealed he did not think he would play for England again after suffering a succession of injuries.
England coach Eddie Jones says his side will try to avoid a physical battle when they take on the Springboks at Twickenham next Saturday.