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Japan vs England LIVE rugby: Latest score and updates with visitors in control in Toyko

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Japan vs England LIVE rugby: Latest score and updates with visitors in control in Toyko
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England return to motion after an encouraging Six Nations as they tackle Japan in Tokyo.

Steve Borthwick’s aspect are gearing up for a two-Take a look at tour of New Zealand later this summer time, and journey with hope of difficult the All Blacks after beating Eire and working France shut on the finish of their final marketing campaign.

First, although, is an encounter with former head coach Eddie Jones, again in control of the Courageous Blossoms after a horror return to Australia that resulted in World Cup ignominy and a untimely departure from a task he held for not even a yr. However the veteran coach will relish a chance to get after England as he takes on his former aspect for the primary time since parting methods with the Rugby Soccer Union (RFU) on the finish of 2022.

For Borthwick — who solid his teaching profession as an assistant underneath Jones — this represents a advantageous probability for his younger aspect to proceed to develop having made vital strides throughout the Six Nations. With George Ford nursing a sore Achilles, Marcus Smith is entrusted with the fly half shirt, whereas kids like Immanuel Feyi-Waboso and Chandler Cunningham-South will hope to proceed to burgeon their reputations.

Observe all the newest updates from the Japan Nationwide Stadium in Tokyo beneath:

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HT: Japan 3-26 England

It took time for England to heat to their work however they’ll be more than happy with how that second quarter panned out, exhibiting off their attacking recreation and defensive ferocity to take management in Tokyo. Japan started brightly, enjoying with pace and intelligence as their guests battled for self-discipline, however a few early missed possibilities allowed England in. Tries for Chandler Cunningham-South, Marcus Smith, Immanuel Feyi-Waboso and Henry Slade – and the prospect of extra to come back after the interval.

Harry Latham-Coyle22 June 2024 07:50

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HALF TIME: Japan 3-26 England

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Harry Latham-Coyle22 June 2024 07:45

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TRY! Japan 3-26 ENGLAND (Henry Slade attempt, 42 minutes)

And England go down the tunnel with a attempt!

Eddie Jones will probably be livid – a horrible means for Japan to complete the half. They twice infringe as England work the phases, affording magican Marcus Smith the prospect to achieve into his bag of tips. The fly half switches route and waves his wand of a proper boot by the again of the ball, sending it drifting delightfully out in direction of Henry Slade. Tomoki Osada scrambles throughout however is unable to the touch the leaping centre, and a protected touchdown and grounding prolong England’s half-time benefit.

Harry Latham-Coyle22 June 2024 07:42

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Japan 3-21 England, 41 minutes

The hooter sounds as Japan throw the lineout, however England are those who will get one other probability. Their blitz defence works beautifully as Immanuel Feyi-Waboso fires up into the passing lane to intercept.

Harry Latham-Coyle22 June 2024 07:41

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Japan 3-21 England, 40 minutes

Extra good defensive work from Japan. Tomoki Osada soaks up Ollie Lawrrence’s measurement and permits Jone Naikabula to latch excessive, profitable a jackal penalty.

Harry Latham-Coyle22 June 2024 07:41

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Japan 3-21 England, 39 minutes

Chandler Cunningham-South’s legs are excavated on the lineout, permitting England the prospect to poke once more into the nook. However Japan re-steel themselves and time a counter shove brilliantly to win again possession on the ground after England had pushed to inside a metre or two.

Harry Latham-Coyle22 June 2024 07:40

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Japan 3-21 England, 37 minutes

Tommy Freeman’s improvement over the past 12 months has been fairly exceptional to observe. The Northampton wing was briefly in camp with England forward of the World Cup however reduce lengthy earlier than the event, but now could be nearly essentially the most full again within the nation. He produces one other crunching hit on kick chase to earn a penalty – a reminder that he’s England’s cowl at exterior centre at the moment, and may also play full-back at a excessive stage. That versatility is such a priceless commodity and Freeman has the complete skillset to be a world star.

Harry Latham-Coyle22 June 2024 07:39

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Japan 3-21 England, 35 minutes

Malfunction on the junction as Henry Slade whips a go within the route of Tommy Freeman on the acute left however fails to account for the arrival of Ollie Lawrence into the house between them. Lawrence, to be honest to him, nearly gathers it anyway, however the ball does ultimately hit the ground. Raised fingers of apology throughout.

Harry Latham-Coyle22 June 2024 07:36

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Japan 3-21 England, 34 minutes

One other scrum penalty England’s means, with their entrance row beginning to get the sting on that entrance. Dan Cole takes the again slaps, the 37-year-old tighthead absolutely on his closing abroad tour with this squad however nonetheless an important cornerstone on the set piece.

England have begun to edge the set-piece battles in Tokyo
England have begun to edge the set-piece battles in Tokyo (Getty Photographs)

Harry Latham-Coyle22 June 2024 07:34

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Japan 3-21 England, 33 minutes

A frisson of pleasure across the Japan Nationwide Stadium because the hosts go over on the precise, however Koga Nekuza is deemed to have spilled ahead in touch within the build-up.

Harry Latham-Coyle22 June 2024 07:32

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