England’s Eddie Jones labels Scotland ‘red-hot favourites’ for Six Nations clash

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Eddie Jones has attempted to pile the pressure on Scotland before Saturday’s Calcutta Cup clash by billing Gregor Townsend’s side as “red-hot” favourites and questioning whether they can handle the weight of expectation.

Jones has also claimed Scotland “brag” about how they get under the skin of England before predicting that they will employ similar tactics at Murrayfield. And in a further demonstration of Jones’s wariness of Scotland tactics it emerged that England have this week sought a law clarification from World Rugby relating to diving on the ball.

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Written by Gerard Meagher
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/feb/03/england-rugby-union-team-tom-curry-eddie-jones-scotland-six-nations under the title “England’s Eddie Jones labels Scotland ‘red-hot favourites’ for Six Nations clash”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.