Jones says he will protect Cokanasiga from hype

Sam Johnson's try put Scotland 38-31 ahead with five minutes left- they trailed 31-0 in the first half

Sam Johnson's try put Scotland 38-31 ahead with five minutes left- they trailed 31-0 in the first half

"He's going to feature very strongly in our plans for the future but we just feel this week that Jack Nowell is our best player in that position, and we feel Ben Te'o can do some good work for us off the bench, so Joe becomes our 24th man".

"You need to bring young players through carefully, sometimes you let them go and sometimes you pull them back a bit", he said. Scotland is a hard side, they are always at you, they play with a lot of enthusiasm and effort and have got a lot of attacking strings to their bow.

"We've got a plan in place for him, a good plan in place for him, he'll be ready by the World Cup".

If Ireland secure a bonus-point victory over Wales and England fail to score four tries in a win over Scotland, the two teams would be level on points at the top of the Six Nations table. "And he'll feature heavily in our warm-up games for the World Cup".

"But if we impose our game on Scotland, it'll be pretty tough for them".

That's what we're doing with him.

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"That's developing and gets tested all the time because as soon as you get good at something someone finds a way to stop you". 'He'll be ready by the World Cup.' That rather suggests Cokanasiga has already gone a long way to convincing the management that he has what it takes to be a star of the present as well as the future.

'What I do know is that every decision that is made here, no matter how big or small, is always thought about and this will be no different.' Nowell's return is one of four changes to England's starting XV, with Ben Moon, Mark Wilson and Henry Slade also recalled to face Scotland.

Ben Youngs will make his 85th appearance to surpass the England record for a scrum-half held by Danny Care.

England starting line-up: 15 Elliot Daly, 14 Jack Nowell, 13 Henry Slade, 12 Manu Tuilagi, 11 Jonny May, 10 Owen Farrell (c), 9 Ben Youngs; 1 Ben Moon, 2 Jamie George, 3 Kyle Sinckler, 4 Joe Launchbury, 5 George Kruis, 6 Mark Wilson, 7 Tom Curry, 8 Billy Vunipola. "I am sure he will do the shirt great justice out there on Saturday", said Youngs.

The Six Nations title might be out of reach for England at kickoff in the closing match of the tournament against Scotland at Twickenham.

Jones said there was nothing planned in terms of watching the earlier game.

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