All Blacks name side for England clash

All Blacks second five-eighth Sonny Bill Williams played his 50th test against the Wallabies in Yokohama last month

GETTY IMAGESAll Blacks second five-eighth Sonny Bill Williams played his 50th test against the Wallabies in Yokohama last month

Jones believes opponents are often bewitched by New Zealand's dazzling skills, reducing them to the role of spectators as their try-line is repeatedly breached before coming to their senses.

"If he was (Ireland flyhalf) Johnny Sexton then we'd be able to complain about him, but because he's Owen Farrell he's allowed to be hit late", Jones said, acknowledging with a smile that the Irish media would seize on the comment with glee ahead of next year's Six Nations.

Jones said that his conviction that rugby had become a fully 23-man operation was based on trying to deal with the ever-increasing physical demands of the modern game.

"Chris can sniff a try from anywhere and to beat New Zealand you have got to score tries".

Despite England's 12-11 win over South Africa last weekend, the stats and the experts suggest that England have no chance when they host New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday, live on Sky Sports.

"You just give them a free rein, give them a framework to operate in, make them feel good about themselves, make sure they've got a smile on their face and away they go". "He's tough so he gets up and he plays", said Jones. He takes the ball to the line, he puts his body on the line, he doesn't play in a dinner suit. Players like him are never 100 per cent right.

"Thirty-three per cent of our players have beaten them and understand that like any team they've got weaknesses and that we've got an opportunity to get at them", Jones said. They want to make a statement.

New Zealand remain the outstanding team in global rugby although the All Blacks are not invincible.

Injury-depleted England are facing the strongest available All Blacks team complete with the likes of Beauden Barrett, Rieko Ioane and Brodie Retallick, but are buoyed by last Saturday's stirring victory over South Africa.

"You'd have to be on holiday, I reckon, if you didn't work out that this is going to be big".

Healey says the Haka has always been a "massive advantage" for the All Blacks, and to combat it England must act, be it "walking towards the All Blacks, or ignoring it, however they want to".

"When I've played in teams that did that previously, we've been successful".

England: Elliot Daly, Chris Ashton, Henry Slade, Ben Te'o, Jonny May, Owen Farrell (co-captain) Ben Youngs; Ben Moon, Dylan Hartley (co-captain), Kyle Sinckler, Maro Itoje, George Kruis, Brad Shields, Sam Underhill, Mark Wilson. Reserves: Jamie George, Alec Hepburn, Harry Williams, Charlie Ewels, Courtney Lawes, Danny Care, George Ford, Jack Nowell.

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