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Sunday Nov 20, 2016

England score nine tries to comfortably beat Fiji at Twickenham

England scored nine tries to run Fiji off the park and win 58-15 at a packed Twickenham Stadium on Saturday. Fijian born England winger Semesa Rokoduguni started for England for the first time since 2014, and scored a brace, as did Jonathan Joseph and Joe Launchbury.

The tries were scored by Joseph, Elliot Daly, Teimana Harrison, Joe Launchbury and Alex Goode. Fiji scored through stars Nemani Nadolo, Leone Nakarawa and Metuisela Talebula.

“It was good fish and chips,” coach Eddie Jones told BBC Sport.

“It doesn’t mean fish and chips is basic. I thought we played some sparkling rugby, really good stuff. The ball movement, crispness of passing was fantastic. We are a young team, in terms of only being together 11 games. We are not going to get everything absolutely right.

“Rokoduguni has definitely got a smile on his face. I’m really pleased for him because he worked hard to get this chance. He got a lot of reward for the hard work he’s done.”

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