England coach Eddie Jones dismisses confrontation with South Africa fans

England head coach Eddie Jones brushes aside talk of a confrontation with South Africa fans in Saturday's first Test match at Ellis Park.

England head coach Eddie Jones has played down Saturday's confrontation with South Africa fans after the first Test match at Ellis Park.

The 58-year-old was involved in a spat with the opposition's fans as he made his way down the tunnel after England's 42-39 defeat to the Springboks.

However, Jones dismissed the incident as just "a little conversation about a bottle of wine" in his post-match press conference.

"They have always got plenty to say. I was just asking them where I could get a good bottle of Pinotage," the former Saracens boss told reporters.

"They told me to go find it myself. That's what happened, that's what I asked him.

"I wouldn't worry about that because it was such a great game of rugby."

The defeat to South Africa, which saw Rassie Erasmus's side overturn England's 21-point lead, means that the Red and Whites have lost five international games on the bounce.

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