Kyle Sinckler summed up the ruthless physicality which proved just too much for Australia to handle as Twickenham witnessed a return to traditional values
Beneath all the mud and muck, you can just about make out the faded “England 2015” branding the RFU put up around Twickenham for the last World Cup. No doubt they have tried to scrub it out, along with almost everything else that happened in that tournament, but the shadows of the letters are still there along either side of the pitch, a stubborn reminder of how quickly things can fall apart when the heavy pressure comes down. The next tournament is exactly 300 days away. England have come on this autumn, but they look a way short of being ready for the next one just yet.
Written by Andy Bull at Twickenham
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2018/nov/25/england-australia-eddie-jones-autumn-international-twickenham under the title “Heady mix of fight and flight recalls Eddie Jones’ vision of Englishness | Andy Bull”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.