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'The typhoon gods are smiling at us': Eddie Jones is relishing 14-day break between matches at Rugby World Cup - but will all that time off leave England undercooked for their quarter-final?

By Ben Nagle for MailOnline

Published: 08:07 BST, 10 October 2019 | Updated: 08:19 BST, 10 October 2019

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Eddie Jones sees England's 14-day break between matches at the Rugby World Cup as a positive, but do his side risk being under-prepared by the time they walk out for their quarter-final clash on October 19? 

England last played on October 5, thrashing Argentina 39-10 to add to their routine Pool C victories over the USA and Tonga prior to that.

Their final pool match against France was set to be their toughest yet, setting them up nicely for a likely quarter-final tie with Australia, but Super Typhoon Hagibis has put a stop to that and caused the first ever postponement of a World Cup match - as first revealed by Sportsmail.

Eddie Jones walks in to face the media after England's match against France was called off

Eddie Jones walks in to face the media after England's match against France was called off

Head coach Jones is taking England's enforced 14-day break from matches as a positive

Head coach Jones is taking England's enforced 14-day break from matches as a positive

That leaves England without a match between October 5 and October 19, a full two weeks off the field... so will that hinder or help Jones' men.

The coach himself is seeing it as a positive, and plans to use the time off to England's advantage.

The team are heading to Miyazaki for another training camp, to repeat their pre-tournament plans away from the adverse weather conditions in Tokyo. 

'We have the opportunity to build the tank up and empty it next week. A two-week preparation is the only

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