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Eddie Jones hails ‘serious finisher’ Jonny May as one of the very best

Eddie Jones, England’s head coach, hailed ‘the serious finisher,’ that is Jonny May as the Gloucester wing lit up a gloomy Twickenham with a breath-taking solo try that helped his team to an 18-7 win over Ireland. The victory keeps England at the top of Pool A in the Autumn Nations Cup and they head…

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Eddie Jones hails ‘serious finisher’ Jonny May as one of the very best

Eddie Jones, England’s head coach, hailed ‘the serious finisher,’ that is Jonny May as the Gloucester wing lit up a gloomy Twickenham with a breath-taking solo try that helped his team to an 18-7 win over Ireland. The victory keeps England at the top of Pool A in the Autumn Nations Cup and they head to Parc y Scarlets next Saturday to take on Wales for a place in the final the following week. May scored both of England’s tries in the first half, his breakout score coming only five minutes after he had snatched the ball from the grasp of Ireland full-back, Hugo Keenan, to touch down for his 30th international try. His second, weaving his way out of his own 22 and beating Ireland scrum-half, Jamison Gibson-Park, in a foot-race to the line, took him to equal second place on England’s all-time list behind Rory Underwood on 49 tries.
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