Australia vs England player ratings: Smith 4, Steward 5 - Ruck

Australia vs England player ratings: Smith 4, Steward 5

The Australia vs England player ratings as Eddie Jones’ men were beaten by 14 men for the second game running.

Lock Darcy Swain was shown a red card in the first half, with three other home players injured before the break.

Despite being down to 14, Australia came from behind to make it 6-6 at half-time before Ellis Genge went over for England early in the second half.

But the Wallabies bounced back, with Jordan Petaia, Folau Fainga’a and Pete Samu scoring in an impressive comeback.

England fought back late on with youngsters Henry Arundell and Jack van Poortvliet scoring consolation tries.

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AUSTRALIA: 30 (6)

  • Tries: Petaia 63, Fainga’a 69, Samu 77
  • Cons: Lolesio 64,78
  • Pens: Lolesio 23,40,42

ENGLAND: 28 (6)

  • Tries: Genge 48, Arundell 79, van Poortvliet 80
  • Cons: Farrell 79,80
  • Pens: Farrell 7,21

Previous meetings

2021: England won 32-15 in London
2019: England won 40-16 in Oita
2018: England won 37-18 in London
2017: England won 30-6 in London
2016: England won 37-21 in London
2016: England won 44-40 in Sydney
2016: England won 23-7 in Melbourne
2016: England won 39-28 in Brisbane
2015: Australia won 33-13 in London

KEY STATS:

  • Carries: Freddie Steward (England) – 14
  • Metres gained: Marika Koroibete (Australia) – 59
  • Defenders beaten: Jack Nowell (England) – 5
  • Tackles: Cadeyrn Neville (Australia) – 15
  • Tackles missed: Nic White (Australia) – 4
  • Turnovers won: Nic White (Australia) – 2

AUSTRALIA PLAYER RATINGS:

Tom Banks 6, Andrew Kellaway 7, Len Ikitau 6, Samu Kerevi 9, Marika Koroibete 7, Noah Lolesio 7, Nic White 8, Rob Valetini 7, Michael Hooper (c), 8 Rob Leota 6, Cadeyrn Neville 7, Darcy Swain 3, Allan Alaalatoa 5, David Porecki 7, Angus Bell 6

ENGLAND PLAYER RATINGS:

15 Freddie Steward -5

14 Jack Nowell – 7

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13 Joe Marchant – 6

12 Owen Farrell – 5

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11 Joe Cokanasiga – 6

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