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Sport Eddie Jones admits not changing his England side for the World Cup final was a mistake and 'in hindsight I should have refreshed a little bit more'

18:20  12 november  2019
18:20  12 november  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Eddie Jones wearing a hat: Eddie Jones has admitted he should have made changes to keep his side fresh for the final © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Eddie Jones has admitted he should have made changes to keep his side fresh for the final Eddie Jones has for the first time admitted he should have done more to keep England fresh before their Rugby World Cup final defeat.

England's World Cup campaign ended in disappointment when they were beaten by South Africa.

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup - Final - England v South Africa - International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan - November 2, 2019 England head coach Eddie Jones looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Peter Cziborra © Thomson Reuters Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup - Final - England v South Africa - International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan - November 2, 2019 England head coach Eddie Jones looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

Jones now believes he could have done more to rotate his squad in the semi-final against New Zealand, which may have helped in the final a week later.

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a group of football players posing for a picture: England's players look on following their devastating World Cup final defeat to South Africa © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited England's players look on following their devastating World Cup final defeat to South Africa

He told Sky Sports: 'To a large degree it was just one of those games (against South Africa).

'They started well and things didn't come off for us. If there was one thing I could have done now that I would have done it would have been to change the selection a bit. 

'I continually in the World Cup changed selection from game to game and probably in hindsight I should have refreshed the squad a little bit more.'

a group of people playing a game of football: Jones has also suggested that he may never watch England's World Cup final back again © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Jones has also suggested that he may never watch England's World Cup final back again

Jones has also suggested he may never watch the 32-12 loss because he is already aware of what went wrong and doesn't need to go over it again.

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He told the Telegraph: 'I haven’t watched it and I probably won’t watch it.

'But I know in my head where we could have probably made improvements.'

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