Murrayfield tunnel footage suggests Owen Farrell defended George Ford

Farrell appeared to clash with the Scotland players as the teams were leaving the field after their pre-match warm-ups

Farrell appeared to clash with the Scotland players as the teams were leaving the field after their pre-match warm-ups Lee Smith Reuters

It was a thrilling weekend of Six Nations action in which Scotland ended England's Grand Slam hopes, Ireland took control of the title race and France recorded a first win.

Wilson was involved in a tunnel scuffle with Owen Farrell before the match at Murrayfield but Six Nations Rugby is seeking clarification on that incident through the unions.

The UK's Sky Sports report that the RFU will back Farrell against any potential claims that he instigated the melee which occurred before Scotland's first victory over their oldest foe since 2006.

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While the BBC footage was slightly ambiguous in terms of which player started it, new footage of the incident from just above the tunnel shows that the Saracens fly-half was, indeed, right in the thick of the melee.

Jones unsurprisingly didn't give anything away when asked about the incident. We got beaten at the breakdown and we've got to find out why.

England swaggered into Murrayfield emboldened by a run of 24 wins from 25 Tests but were caught cold by Scotland's intensity and ambition with World Cup-winning captain Martin Johnson blaming complacency.

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Nothing sums up his game though, quite like this simply sumptuous pass to Huw Jones that set-up Scotland's second-try. "As always Ronnie was the most popular pick with punters so we took quite a hammering from him beating Ding in the final", said Apati.

It was a similar story for Ladbrokes traders, where Alex Apati said: "We clawed back some money on England's defeat in the Six Nations- bittersweet I know, but England were well backed a short price of around 2/7". Scotland were too good for us.

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