England vs. Australia | Who has the heavier pack? And more interesting stats

  • When? Sunday 18 October
  • Kick-off? 9:15am BST
England clashes with Australia in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals – here’s how the two teams shape up.

KEY STATS

  • This will be a replay of the Rugby World Cup finals of 1991 (first title Australia) and 2003 (only title England)
  • These teams will meet for the seventh time at the RWC. Both teams have won three of the previous six encounters
  • England vs Australia will become the third fixture to be played for the seventh time at the Rugby World Cup. This was also the case with Australia vs Wales and France vs New Zealand

STARTING XV CAPS:

  • England: 663 caps
  • Australia: 676 caps

REPLACEMENT CAPS:

  • England: 331 caps
  • Australia: 310 caps

STARTING XV AVERAGE HEIGHT:

  • England: 6ft 1in
  • Australia: 6ft 2in

CONTINUES ON PAGE 2