The All Blacks assistant coach, Ian Foster, believes players selected to take on England this weekend will be the best prepared they have ever been for a northern hemisphere tour and denied that Beauden Barrett's goal-kicking at fly-half was an area of concern.
"We are asking one referee to do it the way they did it when blokes like me were playing, jogging round the field basically", Jones said as quoted by the Independent.
'I think we've got over the stage of seeing him in a white jersey now.
"As soon as anyone goes to the big screen you are [nervous]", Farrell told reporters.
"There is a lot of pressure there all the time".
Former Wallabies mentor Jones was the darling of English rugby after winning 25 of his first 26 tests in charge, but is now under fire after England lost five matches in a row this year. It's just in a different wrapper. "And looking from afar, I think he's doing a pretty good job".More news: Zanetti hopes Messi is benched for Barcelona v Inter Milan
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has arrived in London with compliments for his England opposite Eddie Jones but not without a sharp word for those journalists whom he said were "disrespectful to the jersey" and the debutants who played Japan in Tokyo. Eddie more than anybody understands that.
"It gives an opportunity for someone else to play No.7".
"You're the guys calling him bullish, I'm just saying he's just trying to do the right thing for his team".
Shields represented New Zealand at Under-20s level but is now an integral part of head coach Jones' England set-up.
"Does it mean we've got to be on guard against England? obviously".
"We've been able to come here fresh which is good - this is probably the freshest we've been", Foster said as the squad prepare to face England at Twickenham for the first time in four years.