Australia v England Live Free. English Wayne Bennett may be the toughest test of his tenure, the World Cup opening tournament on Friday against Australia.
Kangaroo is the current champion in 2013 and not having been beaten in a match with the match Nov 26-12 in New Zealand in May 2015. England, who won 74-12 in a training against Affiliated States, is babysitting 1995.
Rugby World Cup 2017: Australia v England Live Free
Location: Melbourne Rectangular Stadium Date: Friday, October 27 Time: 10:00 BST
The story against Bennett as England won only two of 16 matches against Australia, whose last home defeat to the Northern Hemisphere opposition was against Great Britain in 2006.
Bennett’s appointment to the post of England‘s head coach was that to make the team’s strength in time for the World Cup, and that search has a lot of talent.
Winger Ryan Hall was a disaster in Australia, despite the trouble-free operation with six attempts, and will continue his collaboration with John Bateman, who moved from his more regular berth to play in the centers.
“We’re not in our power, and Australia is not for everyone to come in, and that’s my plan. I want us to play well and do what we have to do to be in a state of being there in six weeks.”
The state of Australia as favorites before the tournament was well earned, and head coach Mal le meningitis successfully used as a player and trainer at the Queensland International training camp. “It’s a major match, like England, we want to get off to a good start,” – said in a BBC Meningitis interview.
“You’re always going to lose Jonathan quality players, and not only his ability to play, but as the man himself.
“In the group, he is very respected, but we are in a crack approach to Morgan, James Maloney or Cameron Munster, we have talent talent competing for the number six jersey.”
England: Lomax; McGuilvary, Watkins, Bateman, Hall; Viddop, Gail; Hill, Hodgson, Graham, Whitehead, S. Burgess, O’Loughlin (s)
Changes: Walmsley, Heighington, T. Burgess, Roby
Australia: Slater; Gagay, Chambers, Dugan, Holmes; Morgan, Kronk; Woods, Smith (c), Clemmer, Cordner, Gillette, Trbozhevich
Change: Graham, Macklin, McGuire, Frisel