Sir Clive Woodward picks his England XV for All Blacks clash
England kicked off their Quilter International campaign with a 12-11 victory over the Springboks, with Owen Farrell kicking a 73rd-minute goal to secure the win.
Asked what personnel changes he would make for the challenge of playing the No 1 side in the world, Sir Clive Woodward said he would like to see largely the same team, but would like Manu Tuilagi to be given a run if available.
“I think the selection was proved right today (against South Africa),” said Woodward. “When [Jones] announced the team it was clear he wanted to try and play quicker than the South Africans, so I think he got the selections right for this game
“Ben Te’o I like, but I think maybe he could drop to the bench, and if Tuilagi is fit you could start with Tuilagi with a view of bringing Te’o on.
“Apart from that, I wouldn’t tinker too much with it.”