England clinch rugby series against Pumas


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England head coach Eddie Jones insists he faces a selection conundrum after his side's 35-25 victory in Santa Fe on Saturday ensured a series whitewash of Argentina.

The tourists, level at 25-25 with 16 minutes left, finished stronger as substitute prop Will Collier barged over for a try that Ford converted.

"They play in the U20s, they become World Cup champions, they get a contract straight away".

Captain Dylan Hartley became the third most-capped England global of all time when he ran out for the 86th time. It is now a chance to move forward.

Ford, for once, was wide with the kick but England were happy enough with an 18-13 interval lead.

Argentina, who lost a remarkable first test 38-34 in San Juan, had the initiative midway through the first half and scored three tries from Joaquin Tuculet, Pablo Matera and Emiliano Boffelli.

"I am very pleased for the team and the young players". We have to try and fit 61 players into a 45-man EPS [Elite Player Squad]. "That's the next big thing I need to do".

"A few guys have done really well".

Eddie Jones named a youthful side for the second installment of the series, which included the likes of Harry Williams, Charlie Ewels, Tom Curry, Sam Underhill and Mark Wilson.

"We will look at this closely, have a chat to the player, chat to their clubs and they mightn't play for us".

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"I hope this win will boost Pakistan cricket and hopefully all the (major) playing nations will come to Pakistan", said Sarfraz. Fakhar capitalised on a lucky escape to strike a superb 114 and lift Pakistan to a commanding total of 338 for four.

"Robshaw and Brown were absolutely exceptional".

Australian Jones, who has put his squad through some relentless training sessions in South America, won the two-Test series despite having 30 players injured or on Lions duty.

"Those see-saw games are awful", added Jones.

"George has grown in stature, his experience has been invaluable to us".

"We have identified five or six normally first-string players who at this stage we wouldn't play in November", he said.

His backline counterpart George Ford, contributed 15 points from the boot, following on from a stellar performance in last weekend's victory, and the fly-half admits it was a hard-fought win. "He had a terrific game last week but he is still a bit battered and bruised and sometimes you are better off giving him a break now and get his off-season in and he will be right to go next season". "Kicking that field goal at the end was tactically brilliant".

"It's always good to win, especially against a tough opponent like Argentina".

He added: "With this brilliant young squad to come over here and win 2-0 is a great result". In the first half, they had a set-piece advantage. Being on the road has been hard but we've found out a lot about each other.

Agustin Creevy: "We know that we at times achieved our goals but we needed to solidify those points and they made us make mistakes".

"In various games, they have edged us in certain departments".