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'Become a special team': Eddie Jones rallies England to STEP UP down under after losing Jonny May to a positive Covid-19 test just days before the first of three Tests against Australia Jonny May is unlikely to play in the first Test in Perth due to a positive Covid test  Eddie Jones urged England to become 'part of something special' in Australia The boss expects Australia to approach the series with a strong kicking game The 62-year-old said: 'Australia is a place where you can become a special team'

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Eddie Jones urged England to 'become a special team' in Australia after he lost Jonny May to a positive Covid-19 test within days of arriving down under.

Experienced wing May, 32, is now unlikely to feature in the first Test in Perth next weekend, after being forced into isolation under Western Australia Government guidelines.

On Friday, head coach Jones refused to rule May out of the opener to the three-Test series, but the Gloucester back's chances of featuring at Optus Stadium are now slim.

Eddie Jones wants his side to 'become a special team' when England face Australia next week

Eddie Jones wants his side to 'become a special team' when England face Australia next week

May's seven days in isolation has now begun.

'We're not going to rule Jonny out at this stage,' Jones said.

'We'll just see how he is. Potentially he'll be available to train next Thursday, so we'll have a look to see what he's like because he's experienced.

'He's showed in his first game back against the Barbarians, where he's lacking game time,

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