RWC: England are out…


England have crashed out of the World Cup after losing 13-33 to Australia.

Bernard Foley breaks English hearts with two first-half tries as hosts are sent crashing out of the World Cup

  • England have been sent crashing out of the World Cup at the group stage after an agonising defeat by Australia 
  • Australia fly-half Bernard Foley scored the first try when he broke through the England defence on 20 minutes
  • Foley again breached the try line in the first half after a neat interchange with early replacement Kurtley Beale
  • The fly-half converted both tries and kicked a penalty as Australia held a 17-3 lead at the halfway stage 
  • Anthony Watson scored a much-needed try for England with just over 20 minutes to play to cut the deficit to 10
  • England were reduced to 14 when Owen Farrell was awarded a yellow card with 10 minutes to play
  • Matt Giteau compounded England’s misery with a third Australian try in the final minute of the matc

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