Jamie George has warned Argentina that their attempts to unsettle England ahead of Saturday’s pivotal Rugby World Cup showdown will not work.
Pumas talisman and former captain Agustin Creevy lit the fuse for the Pool C collision in Tokyo by declaring Eddie Jones’ team play “boring” rugby and should be ready for a “war”.
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The 34-year-old is well versed in English rugby after spending two seasons at Worcester until leaving in 2016 to join Buenos Aires-based Super Rugby franchise the Jaguares.
While he also added that he loved his time in England to the point he would eventually like to move there with his wife, also holding the nation’s rugby team in great affection, he has placed pleasantries on hold as Saturday approaches.
“Creevy might just have been at a boring club in England, I don’t really know,” England attack coach Scott Wisemantel added.
“I don’t think that [England is boring] and he obviously hasn’t been watching much of the Premiership as there are some excellent teams.
“There are some excellent teams in the Premiership with so many different styles.
“And it is a bit like me making a judgement call on the Jaguares – they are very different.”