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England 30-6 Australia rugby result: Late blitz sees off Wallabies

England ran out emphatic 30-6 victors over the Wallabies in a November Test series clash in poor conditions at Twickenham on Saturday.

Eddie Jones men showed great resilience on defence and an ability to counter-attack forcing the opposition int oerrors which they are good at capitalising on.


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England held a 6-0 lead at half-time thanks to two penalties from Owen Farrell. Australia had Michael Hooper and Kurtley Beale sin-binned in the first half.

Winger Elliot Daly’s opening try for England was only given after a long deliberation as to whether the ball had hit the touchline.

Marika Koroibete thought he had levelled at 13-13 for Australia after 67 minutes, but it was chalked off for a very debatable obstruction.

A late Jonathan Joseph, Jonny May and Danny Care blitz secured victory.

England: 15 Anthony Watson, 14 Jonny May, 13 Jonathan Joseph, 12 Owen Farrell, 11 Elliot Daly, 10 George Ford, 9 Ben Youngs, 8 Nathan Hughes, 7 Sam Underhill, 6 Chris Robshaw, 5 Courtney Lawes, 4 Joe Launchbury, 3 Dan Cole, 2 Dylan Hartley (c), 1 Mako Vunipola
Replacements: 16 Jamie George, 17 Joe Marler, 18 Harry Williams, 19 Maro Itoje, 20 Sam Simmonds, 21 Danny Care, 22 Henry Slade, 23 Semesa Rokoduguni
Australia: 15 Kurtley Beale, 14 Marika Koroibete, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Samu Kerevi, 11 Reece Hodge, 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Will Genia, 8 Sean McMahon, 7 Michael Hooper (c), 6 Ned Hanigan, 5 Blake Enever, 4 Rob Simmons, 3 Sekope Kepu, 2 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 1 Scott Sio
Replacements: 16 Stephen Moore, 17 Tom Robertson, 18 Allan Alaalatoa, 19 Matt Philip, 20 Ben McCalman, 21 Lopeti Timani, 22 Nick Phipps, 23 Karmichael Hunt
Date: Saturday, November 18
Venue: Twickenham
Kick-off: 15:00 GMT
Referee: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa), George Clancy (Ireland)
TMO: Simon McDowell (Ireland)
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