Match Report: England 58-15 Fiji – England hammer Fiji

  • England kept their winning run going with a big 58-15 win over Fiji at Twickenham 
  • Tries from Jonathan Joseph, Elliot Daly, Joe Launchbury, Semesa Rokoduguni and Teimana Harrison gave England a 34-10 lead at the break
  • Further scores from Alex Goode, Joseph, Rokoduguni and Launchbury secured the win after the restart
England remains unbeaten under Eddie Jones after romping to a convincing 58-15 victory against Fiji at Twickenham

The win means that England have now gone 11 games unbeaten and have won every game under Eddie Jones. Fiji who were trying make up for a 40-7 clobbering at the hands of the Barbarians last weekend continue their losing run.

First half tries from Jamie Joseph, Elliot Daly, Semesa Rokoduguni, Teimana Harrison and Joe Launchbury gave England a big lead.

Fiji hit back as Nemani Nadolo, Leone Nakarawa and Metuisela Talebula scored either side of the break.

But further scores from Launchbury, Joseph, Alex Goode and Rokoduguni saw England cruise well past the half-century mark.

Despite the large score line, Fiji impressed on attack throughout the game, even to the last minute as they displayed eletric, running rugby.

LINE UPS

England: 15 Mike Brown, 14 Marland Yarde, 13 Elliot Daly, 12 Owen Farrell, 11 Jonny May, 10 George Ford, 9 Ben Youngs, 8 Billy Vunipola, 7 Tom Wood, 6 Chris Robshaw, 5 Courtney Lawes, 4 Joe Launchbury, 3 Dan Cole, 2 Dylan Hartley, 1 Mako Vunipola
Replacements: 16 Jamie George, 17 Joe Marler, 18 Kyle Sinckler, 19 Dave Attwood, 20 Nathan Hughes, 21 Danny Care, 22 Ben Te’o, 23 Jonathan Joseph
South Africa: 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 JP Pietersen, 10 Pat Lambie, 9 Rudy Paige, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Willem Alberts, 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Vincent Koch, 2 Adriaan Strauss, 1 Tendai Mtawarira
Replacements: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Steven Kitshoff, 18 Lourens Adriaanse, 19 Franco Mostert, 20 Nizaam Carr, 21 Faf de Klerk, 22 Johan Goosen, 23 Lionel Mapoe

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