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Six Nations 2020: Round 2 Team of the Week

1. Ellis Genge (England): His late try secured victory for Eddie Jones’ men, though, as they got their Six Nations campaign on track following last week’s defeat to France. He made the difference.

2. Jamie George (England): Faired much better at the line-out than his opposite number at Murrayfield, and stuck gallantly to that task for 80 minutes. Made a game-high 19 tackles. Looked a leader, too. 

3. Tadhg Furlong (Ireland): His bullocking dart for the line for his sides second try delighted the Ireland fans. The best tighthead in the world without a doubt right now also made 11 tackles without missing.

4. Maro Itoje (England): Quietly excellent throughout. No opportunities in the loose, but made 18 tackles, won turnovers and was a key man in a very solid set-piece effort.

5. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales): The inspirational skipper was a rock in defence, making a match high 19 tackles, while showing his skill in attack with a superb offload in the build-up to Tomas Williams try.

6. Jake Polledri (Italy): The more I watch him, the more I’m impressed. A proper baller who can also put in a hit!

7. Sam Underhill (England): All-action display from the Bath flanker whose breakdown work and tackling deservedly earned him the man of the match award.

8. CJ Stander (Ireland): He was the man of the match against Scotland last weekend and the South African-born powerhouse was the standout performer once again. Another huge performance, player of the tournament thus far without doubt

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