England head coach Eddie Jones criticised the behaviour of Scotland followers after claiming a member of his teaching workers was hit by a plastic bottle and Owen Farrell was booed.
Farrell was jeered as he lined up goal-kicks throughout England’s 13-6 Six Nations victory at a storm-hit Murrayfield.
Jones stated excessive efficiency supervisor Neil Craig was hit on the pinnacle by a plastic beer bottle earlier than kick-off.
“We weren’t anticipating bottles to be thrown – that is a brand new trick,” he stated.
“You have to be fairly courageous to throw a beer bottle. It is not good behaviour, is it?”
A Scottish Rugby spokesperson stated: “An empty, plastic bottle landed close to the workforce bus as England arrived. All of the England gamers had already entered the stadium at that time.
“The matter was raised with the England workforce supervisor pre-match by a member of Scottish Rugby workers and an apology prolonged. There is no such thing as a proof the bottle was thrown or supposed to hit any particular person.”
Rugby crowds historically stay silent when a participant kicks at purpose and an announcement over the general public handle system urged spectators to point out respect.
“Rugby did have a tradition of being respectful and having respect for the kicker,” stated Jones.
“So if we do not need to have that, if there is a new stage of respect in Scotland, we have got to place up with it.
“If that is how the Scottish followers are going to be respectful now we have to acknowledge it and simply get on with it.”
Scotland coach Gregor Townsend, requested about England captain Farrell’s therapy by the gang, stated: “At a variety of venues around the globe the gang will make noise.
“We actually stress that respecting the kicker is one thing we consider in however it’s no completely different I think about than what occurred on the Stade de France final week.”
Two years in the past, Jones discovered himself on the receiving finish of verbal and bodily abuse from a handful of Scotland supporters the day after England’s 25-13 loss at Murrayfield.
He encountered bother at a Manchester railway station after which on the practice to London, having damaged his journey to observe Manchester United beat Chelsea at Previous Trafford.
‘We caught at it and our perspective was good’
Having misplaced to France in Paris final weekend England revived their Six Nations title ambitions due to Ellis Genge’s match-winning attempt.
Either side needed to play in horrible situations as Storm Ciara battered Murrayfield with ferocious winds and driving rain.
“Aside from 15 minutes we dominated the sport,” Jones stated. “We had a couple of poor kicks however we dominated possession and we completed it off which we did not do final week.
“There may be a variety of development for us. I underprepared the facet for the primary recreation however we’ll get stronger because the weeks go on.”
Farrell, who uncharacteristically missed three out of six goal-kicks, praised his facet’s efficiency.
“To return up right here with the situations and the environment, we knew it might be powerful,” he stated. “We caught at it and our perspective was good all through.
“The wind was unpredictable and it made the ball exit on the complete a couple of occasions however essentially the most pleasing factor was our perspective. We grew as the sport went on.”
England subsequent face Eire at Twickenham on 23 February, with Andy Farrell’s workforce high of the standings after their victory over Wales in Dublin earlier on Saturday.