England vs South Africa live: Owen Farrell and George Ford tries help end 10-year wait for win over Springboks

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England ended their 10-year wait for a victory over South Africa after comfortably securing a 37-21 victory at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon, maintaining their winning run under head coach Eddie Jones and kicking off their Autumn internationals with a bang. Re-live the action here.

  • England beat South Africa 37-21
  • England score first-half tries through Jonny May and Courtney Lawes
  • Lawes gets first England try on his 50th cap
  • George Ford and Owen Farrell touch down after the break
  • South Africa score consolations through Johan Goosen and Willie le Roux

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England: Mike Brown; Marland Yarde, Elliot Daly, Owen Farrell, Jonny May; George Ford, Ben Youngs; Mako Vunipola, Dylan Hartley, Dan Cole; Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes; Chris Robshaw, Tom Wood, Billy Vunipola.

Replacements: Jamie George, Joe Marler, Kyle Sinckler, Dave Attwood, Nathan Hughes, Danny Care, Ben Te'o, Jonathan Joseph.

South Africa: Willie le Roux; Ruan Combrinck, Francois Venter, Damian de Allende, JP Pietersen; Patrick Lambie, Rudy Paige; Tendai Mtawarira, Adriaan Strauss, Vincent Koch; Eben Etzebeth, Lood de Jager; Willem Alberts, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Warren Whiteley.

Replacements: Bongi Mbonambi, Steven Kitshoff, Lourens Adriaanse, Franco Mostert, Nizaam Carr, Faf de Klerk, Johan Goosen, Lionel Mapoe