Nathan Hughes named in England Six Nations training squad

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When Wales full-back Gareth Anscombe hacked on and dropped on the ball at the same time as England wing Anthony Watson, referee Jerome Garces of France instantly motioned for advice from TMO Glenn Newman on what decision to make.

Their statement read: "World Rugby has clarified to the Wales team management as part of the usual review process with teams that the TMO made an error in the application of law during the England versus Wales match at Twickenham".

A tense Six Nations encounter between old rivals England and Wales at Twickenham on Saturday tea-time was a case in point.

'In accordance with law 21.1 b, Wales should have been awarded a try as the Wales player grounded the ball'.

"I just think once the game's done and dusted that's the game, you can't have retrospective refereeing of decisions being done".

Speaking after the win over Wales, Kildunne said: "The consistency of the game was not always what we thought it would be but I thought we handled it as well as we could do".

New Zealand referee Glenn Newman made a controversial TMO call in the England Wales Six Nations match
Jason Oxenham New Zealand referee Glenn Newman made a controversial TMO call in the England Wales Six Nations match

"The referee's decisions are made during the game. At this level, in front of 82,000 people, you have to get those right".

England are next in action away to Scotland on February 23.

England will scrummage against Georgia this week with Dylan Hartley outlining the consequences if they fail to view the sessions as anything other than the equivalent of a Test match. Elliot Daly, meanwhile, has suffered a setback in his return from a high ankle sprain, sustaining a separate calf injury, and he will be reassessed next week. They came rolling down the M4 full of confidence, very cocky, and it was important that we started the game well and took a bit of wind out of their sails, which we did.

"We want to have the best scrum in the world and they are the biggest, ugliest, strongest scrum pack in the world, so it's fantastic", Jones was quoted as saying on the RFU website (

The manner of that battling performance despite being without a glut of Lions stars means Gatland is bullish about their round-three chances in Ireland and the way that they are building for next year's World Cup.

"Georgia use their head and shoulders in different ways".