England learnt lessons from Georgia - Jones

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World Rugby have told Wales that the television match official made a mistake with his controversial decision to disallow them a try in their Six Nations defeat by England last weekend.

No detailed prognosis is yet available as to how long Simmonds will be out while the Bath wing Anthony Watson will be assessed this week after limping off early in the second half of England's 12-6 win at Twickenham.

Anscombe looked to get some downward pressure on the ball, but the TMO Glenn Newman ruled there was no clear evidence of grounding in what Gatland, after the match, called "a bad mistake".

Following a review, World Rugby said today it has "clarified to the Wales team management. that the TMO made an error" and that "Wales should have been awarded a try as the Wales player grounded the ball".

"In accordance with law 21.1 b, Wales should have been awarded a try as the Wales player grounded the ball", read a World Rugby statement.

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Jones expressed his concern with World Rugby passing judgment on decisions retrospectively and highlighted the fact the governing body has a history of undermining its officials. That phone call took place - I think it was Monday - and Alain Rolland confirmed on behalf of World Rugby that the TMO made a mistake. It's happened. It is disappointing that happens in professional sport, but we focus on the next two weeks and getting ourselves ready for Ireland. So it's been nice to have a look at those two boys and they'll be options to look at in the June series to take them on tour, as we've done consistently where we look to take a couple of apprentices and keep adding to the squad.

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"We've got to trust the referees, respect their integrity".

Do you think the decision will affect the outcome of the Six Nations?

When I say respect the referee, that's the TV process as well.

England have lost one No 8 but gained another before the Calcutta Cup match against Scotland in Edinburgh next week.

"Georgia just use their head and shoulders in different ways", the England coach said. That's one of the traditions of rugby, you get on with it, you respect that decision.

"Once a game is done, that's it. Get on with it".

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