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Eddie Jones slams World Rugby for saying Anscombe’s try for Wales should have stood

• WR’s head of referees acknowledges error to Warren Gatland

• England head coach says it shows ‘lack of respect’ for referees

Eddie Jones has criticised World Rugby for publicly admitting the TMO, Glenn Newman, was wrong to disallow Gareth Anscombe’s try during England’s 12-6 victory over Wales, suggesting that doing so shows a lack of respect towards the referee.

World Rugby’s head of referees, Alain Rolland, rang Warren Gatland on Monday to say Anscombe’s try should have been awarded while the governing body also released a statement, acknowledging that: “In accordance with law 21.1 b Wales should have been awarded a try as the Wales player grounded the ball.”

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