|England v Unique Zealand|
|Venue: Twickenham. Date: 10 November. Kick-off: 15:00 GMT|
|Coverage: Radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 live (safe-up from 14:30) and live textual snarl commentary on BBC Sport web articulate. Highlights on BBC Two at 19:30 GMT.|
England head coach Eddie Jones believes “warrior” co-captain Owen Farrell does now not procure the identical protection from referees as other hover-halves.
Farrell picked up a hip spoil in Saturday’s receive over South Africa but is fit to play Unique Zealand this weekend.
Jones instructed the 27-year-dilapidated is treated in a totally different draw because he plays by trouble, whereas hits on Eire’s Johnny Sexton are blown up.
“If he used to be Sexton then we would be ready to bitch about him,” Jones mentioned.
“But because he’s Owen Farrell he’s allowed to be hit leisurely. He’s tricky so he will get up and he plays.
“He’s a powerful rooster, a warrior. He takes the ball to the line, he puts his physique on the line, he doesn’t play in a dinner suit.”
Farrell’s physical draw has been puzzled following his controversial spoil-time form out on the Springboks’ Andre Esterhuizen final weekend, for which he refrained from any disciplinary action.
The Saracens hover-half of has taken portion in tailored fitness sessions this week but will face the All Blacks at Twickenham.
“We prepare him a week. Gamers cherish him are by no draw one hundred% appropriate. They procure on the field, they play they normally provide you with the entirety they’ve got and he’s cherish that,” Jones added.
“He wants to play a week. If we are playing marbles on a Wednesday, he wants to play. He’s a competitor. You’ll be ready to’t assign blokes cherish him in cotton wool.”