England must 'harness the fear' in 6 Nations clash against Wales

England Forwards Coach Graham Rowntree
England Forwards Coach Graham Rowntree Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

England's assistant coach Graham Rowntree has called on his squad to "harness the fear" and turn it to their advantage when they face Wales on their home turf today.

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Stuart Lancaster's squad will be playing for their first time at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff against their arch-rivals Wales.

Rowntree told BBC Radio 5 Live his squad must "harness the fear and use it as determination, not be shackled by expectancy."

He said the team have learned a lot about "dealing with hostility" from some recent big matches in South Africa, France and Ireland.

"I remember it as a player, that intimidation and fear that drives you on when you are away from home," he added.

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