New footage emerges of Owen Farrell's tunnel clash before England's defeat to Scotland 4 years ago

New footage emerges of Owen Farrell's tunnel clash before England's defeat to Scotland

It was a day of wildly mixed emotions for Owen Farrell.

The England centre played extremely well for Eddie Jones' side. He scored a try, had another chalked off for a knock-on but was also involved in a tunnel scuffle just prior to kick-off in England's Calcutta Cup defeat to Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.

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As both sets of players headed for the dressing room following the warm-up, television cameras caught Farrell clashing with Ryan Wilson. BBC reporter Sonja Mclaughlan said that Farrell had to be restrained by a number of his teammates having become increasingly angry.

Below is the original footage of the incident. Scotland won the match 25-13 - their first Six Nations win over England since 2008.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Xf297GksIw

However, new footage has emerged from a different angle, offering a different angle and a much closer look at what happened between Farrell and Wilson. Have a look at it below.

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As you can see, Farrell seems to be in a rush to get into the dressing room, but collides with the Scotland team. However, rather frustratingly, the camera fails to follow the players further down the tunnel. A bit like the original footage, it's inconclusive.

According to reports, Farrell did not instigate the incident but both teams have been asked to explain the incident.

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Jones unsurprisingly didn't give anything away when asked about the incident.

"I've been coaching a game. I've been pretty busy. Are you aware of it? You can show it to me after the press conference, then we can have a chat about it," Jones said during his post-match press conference.

"In all seriousness, I don't know about it. If there was, we shouldn't let that detract from a great Scotland victory. Don't get distracted by other things. Have you got an Iphone 10? The vision's better on an Iphone 10."