Sport by Press Association 25/11/2018, 10:02 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Eddie Jones has defended Owen Farrell’s tackle technique as the spotlight once again fell on England’s co-captain in a conclusive victory over Australia. The Wallabies were overrun 37-18 in the climax to the Quilter Internationals at Twickenham on Saturday with the no-arms challenge by Farrell on lock Izack Rodda provoking a furious response from Michael Cheika. Australia’s head coach declared the decision by referee Jaco Peyper not to consult the TMO as “ludicrous” and Sir Clive Woodward insisted a penalty try should have been awarded. Farrell escaped punishment for a similar shoulder-led tackle in stoppage time of the 12-11 victory over South Africa that opened the autumn series, but Jones is satisfied with his fly-half’s approach. “The referee said it was good. When he says it’s not good, we’ll have a chat about it,” Jones said. “When you hit people hard, you place yourself at risk. And he hits people hard. I like people being hit hard. “There’s a judgement area all the time. Obviously we want to be within the laws. Owen doesn’t try to tackle outside of the laws so… Read full this story
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