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Wales' Leigh Halfpenny ruled out of England clash

16 February 2018

This time they have blamed New Zealander Newman, who was not due to officiate in any more Six Nations games, for failing to award Wales a score.

"It's happened. It's disappointing that it happens in professional sport but we focus on the next two weeks and getting ourselves ready for Ireland".

'World Rugby has clarified to the Wales team management as part of the usual review process with teams that the TMO made an error in the application of law during the England versus Wales match at Twickenham, ' said a spokesman.

World Rugby has issued a statement over Wales' disallowed try against England at Twickenham last Saturday. You leave it at that, and then you get on with it.

Jones said: "I just think once the game's done and dusted that's the game, you can't have retrospective refereeing of decisions being done".

"And considering we still think we are 20-25 per cent off being as fit and as sharp as we will be by the time the (2019) World Cup comes round, and we spend time together, we are in a pretty good place".

"A lot of our players are familiar with the Irish players, and we will go there with a great chance of putting them under pressure. They've done it before", England coach Jones said Tuesday.

Warren Gatland will be a happier man if three British and Irish Lions stars return for Wales next Six Nations match
GETTY IMAGES Warren Gatland will be a happier man if three British and Irish Lions stars return for Wales' next Six Nations match

"The conditions improved in the second half and the way we reacted from 12-0 down to get back into the game was good".

England, bidding to become the first side to win three successive outright Six Nations Championships, continue their title defence when they face oldest rivals Scotland at Edinburgh's Murrayfield ground on February 24. I think he has made a bad mistake. The TMOs do an excellent job.

Although Sam Simmonds is set to miss the next two matches after going off with a shoulder injury against Wales, his loss is set to be offset by the return of fellow No 8 Nathan Hughes from a knee problem.

"Elliot Daly has come back but now he's injured his other calf, we're not sure how serious that is".

The French Federation said the players had acted inappropriately and the investigation led to their plane home being delayed on Monday. "The boys learnt a number of different things".

"Georgia use their head and shoulders in different ways".

Anscombe was at the heart of Wales' best moments, particularly when he switched to fly-half for the final 25 minutes and kept his team playing front-foot rugby.

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Palace remain in danger after their loss at Goodison Park. "There wasn't anything wrong with his performance in the second half". West Ham United beat Watford 2-0 and Stoke City came from behind to draw 1-1 against Brighton and Hove Albion.

Wales' Leigh Halfpenny ruled out of England clash