Wales v England: Eddie Jones tells his Six Nations visitors to relish Cardiff hostility

Jones has won four Exams out of 4 against Wales since taking charge at the initiating attach of 2016
Six Worldwide locations: Wales v England
Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff Date: Saturday 23 February Kick-off: 16:forty five GMT
Coverage: Are residing on BBC One, S4C, BBC Radio 5 dwell, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport web sites and BBC Sport app, plus dwell text commentary.

England coach Eddie Jones says his crew must relish taking up a complete nation after they play Wales within the Six Worldwide locations in Cardiff on Saturday.

Each and every aspect bear won their first two matches on this 300 and sixty five days’s tournament and share a fierce competitors stretching abet 131 matches and 138 years.

“We must expertise that, that’s piece of Take a look at rugby,” Jones knowledgeable BBC Sport.

“You feel the may per chance presumably of the nation, because your entire nation is within the abet of them, no longer right the rugby folk.”

England bear won on their previous two visits to the Principality Stadium, with 21-16 successes in 2017 and 2015.

On each occasion, they’ve needed to beat an intimidating environment, with England scrum-half of Danny Care sharing tales on this week’s Rugby Union Weekly of being sworn at, and the crew bus being head-butted.

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“We are going to expertise the environment. How not probably is it, the English going to Wales, 65,000 folk there, all anticipating Wales to win and us going there to play a brutal bodily sport, play natty rugby and plot off victors?” requested Jones.

“They’ve been talking about how they have to terminate gamers ripping other gamers’ heads off, the procedure in which it is their most inspiring sport ever, for us it is our most essential sport.

“We don’t must hassle about getting extra motivated, all we desire to be is only for the sport.”

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No subject England being odds-on favourites to win the match, with the bookmakers predicting a victory margin of between four and 7 parts, Jones insists Wales are coping with more expectation.

“They’ve won 11 video games in a row in order that they’ll manufacture a Welsh file there if they win,” he added.

“Warren Gatland – one among their most neatly-known coaches – is teaching his closing sport against England so it is miles a wonderful opportunity for us to maneuver down there and spoil the occasion.

“You read the papers it has all been about Wales. We are totally overjoyed for them to carry that expectation and how they address the burden of it.”

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Jones’ handiest excessive likelihood resolution within the wake of victories over Eire and France within the outlet two rounds used to be at loose-head prop, the attach he has opted to originate Exeter’s Ben Moon earlier than Leicester’s Ellis Genge, with Mako Vunipola injured.

Then again, Jones believes 24-300 and sixty five days-former Genge, who has made handiest six appearances since making his debut in May per chance well maybe well 2016, can drawl a extremely efficient ball-carrying presence to England’s pack in years to return.

“Genge is a good attacker. No-one carries the ball in world rugby larger than him. He is gong to be a good player for us,” he mentioned.

“We wanted an industrious prop at the initiating attach of the sport, a factual defensive prop, which Ben is. It suits us to bear Ben originate and Genge off the bench.”

England bear additionally chosen to bear the Principality Stadium roof initiating for the match. Wales secured a neatly-known 30-3 win with the roof closed in 2013, but were denied their fancy to play each match indoors within the 2017 tournament.

The away crew must agree if the roof is to be closed.

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