England lose by a point to All Blacks after late TMO intervention

Joe Moody is assisted by Dr Tony Page after suffering a bad cut to his eye during training

GETTY IMAGESJoe Moody is assisted by Dr Tony Page after suffering a bad cut to his eye during training

England had a late try ruled out in their 16-15 loss to New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday, but was it the right call?

Among the changes is that try-scoring should be an on-field decision made by the referee and that the TMO should only be consulted in the case of a "clear and obvious" infringement, which Lawes' offside was not.

"I don't know what I was thinking when I went over", Underhill said.

"The referees have a tough job, tough decisions to make, and all we want in rugby is consistency in decision making. We're prepared to stay in the fight so we'll get some luck from the game further down the track, don't worry".

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen praised Garces' "brave" call, while hailing the All Blacks' resilience. How am I going to train them? "I need to be competitive and abrasive, but I have to react to the referee better and understand what he is and isn't going to let go", he said.

"I wasn't watching the screen".

The Twickenham fans will drown it out with a lusty rendition of "Swing Low" but Jones said on Thursday that the Spice Girls could be singing for all the attention he pays.

"When it got brought back it was what it was but it's those small margins".

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Eddie Jones admits he is "devastated" following England's agonising defeat by world champions New Zealand on Saturday.

Jones famously masterminded Japan's 2015 World Cup campaign. But we are playing at Twickenham and the players are going to experience a different style of footy.

"We'll learn a lot from that today".

"We had opportunities to win the game".

"It's a really good step forward because you benchmark yourself against New Zealand".

Long-range kick specialist Elliot Daly's penalty then set-up a line-out just 10 metres from the New Zealand try-line. Joseph explained his players get 2000 yen a day, which works out at €15.61.

But they did cut England's lead to two points when Barrett landed a drop-goal - his first at this level. "Externally, I don't think there are many in this country who think we can do it".

They added their second try with a supreme effort in the 24th minute after Beauden Barrett had needlessly nudged Ashton when he was chasing down a high kick. "Defensively, they also looked vulnerable, as we have seen in recent matches".

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It was no surprise when they earned a penalty after 23 phases but they opted against the three points and eventually got over in the 39th minute.

Hooker Dylan Hartley is nursing a thumb injury and lock George Kruis has a calf injury.

New Zealand's influential centre Sonny Bill Williams went off with a shoulder injury in the first half.

Their only meeting came in Sydney during the pool stages of the 1987 Rugby World Cup, with England running in 10 tries to win 60-7.

They will be playing for the Hillary Shield, named after Kiwi great Sir Edmund Hillary, who along with Sherpa Tenzing, was the first person to climb Mt. Everest in 1953.

"We're blessed with some very good midfielders at the moment". Hartley found Itoje from the line out and the England maul drove perfectly, aided by everyone, over the line and Hartley only his third global try, this time his fellow co-captain added the extras.

Prop Ben Moon replaces Alec Hepburn in the front row and flanker Sam Underhill starts instead of the injured Tom Curry.

The All Blacks as a unit talk about the expectations on them, and Hansen and his staff encourage the players to "walk towards the pressure".

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