England head coach Eddie Jones has warned Rugby World Cup final opponent South Africa that his team is capable of improving on last week’s semifinal destruction of two-time defending champion New Zealand when the two sides meet in Yokohama on Saturday.

“We can definitely play better,” Jones said Thursday, as he named his team to face the Springboks in the final. “There’s no doubt about it. The players know that. I’ve been so impressed by the preparation of the players throughout the tournament, and particularly this week. There’s a steeliness about them, but also a nice relaxed feeling because they know they’ve done the work, so they can get on with the job.”

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