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England only have themselves to blame: Ashton

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England wing Chris Ashton believes his side were the masters of their own downfall in the 20-14 loss to Australia at Twickenham. 

Australia flanker Michael Hooper (right) runs with the ball, chased by England wing Charlie Sharples (left) during the international rugby union test match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium in south-west London, England, on November 17, which Australia won 20-14. England wing Chris Ashton believes his side were the masters of their own downfall.

The defeat on Saturday jeopardised England's chances of being named among the top seeds in next month's draw for the 2015 World Cup, and Ashton feels that a positive result was within the hosts' grasp.

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