Cokanasiga out of England squad to face Scotland

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Wales will lift the title if they beat Ireland, with three bonus points awarded for completing a Grand Slam.

"It's a great achievement but I know for him the most important thing is to win on Saturday", said Jones, who famously threw a bag of candies at Youngs when he first took over, saying he was too heavy.

There was one last twist in the tale of this classic, though, and Ford stormed under the posts from England's final attack to at least partially spare Eddie Jones' blushes, though Scotland retain the Calcutta Cup.

There were four changes in all for England, with Jack Nowell replacing Cokanasiga on the right wing and Henry Slade coming in for Ben Te'o as the center partner for Manu Tuilagi.

With the focus now exclusively on the World Cup in September, Jones should be greatly concerned by how easily his team surrendered such a big lead.

The powerhouse wing produced a man-of-the-match display in England's 57-14 thrashing of Italy as he rampaged around Twickenham last weekend, with former England coach Clive Woodward comparing the Fiji-born flyer to New Zealand great Jonah Lomu. We've got good time before the World Cup.

Farrell, the sole captain in the absence of joint-leader Dylan Hartley, also made two mistakes that resulted in Scotland tries as England lost control of the match.

"We've got a good plan in place for him", Jones said.

Cokanasiga impressed against Italy but will not face Scotland this weekend
Cokanasiga impressed against Italy but will not face Scotland this weekend

"He's a young player and we don't need to rush him, we need to bring him through carefully, he's got a long career ahead of him".

Despite scoring a double against Italy, Brad Shields has been assigned the role of a finisher with Mark Wilson starting at blindside flanker while Ben Moon replaces Ellis Genge at loosehead prop with the latter joining the reserves.

Ben Youngs will make his 85th appearance to surpass the England record for a scrum-half held by Danny Care. Scotland is a hard side, they are always at you, they play with a lot of enthusiasm and effort and have got a lot of attacking strings to their bow.

But the Scots came out for the second half with a point to prove, and boy did they do it.

On the tour to South Africa last summer England started the first two Tests playing the rugby of the gods, only to collapse to defeat each time.

"That's what's pleased me the most, the clarity with which we can play the game and the way we are becoming adaptable".

"But if we impose our game on Scotland, it'll be pretty tough for them".

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