England continued their excellent get started to the 2023 Rugby Planet Cup with a challenging-fought win more than Japan in Good. Regardless of a lackluster very first half, Steve Borthwick’s group showed wonderful resilience in the second half, scoring 4 tries to safe a important bonus point. This victory puts England in a robust position to advance to the quarter-finals, with only Chile and Samoa left to play in Pool D.
England’s group, Pool D, consists of England, Japan, Argentina, Samoa, and Chile. Their subsequent game will be against Chile in Lille on September 23rd.
In group news, Tom Curry will miss England’s subsequent group game against Chile due to a two-match ban for a hazardous tackle. Nonetheless, England captain Owen Farrell is out there for choice immediately after serving a 4-match ban for a higher tackle.
If England progress as a single of the prime two teams in Pool D, they will probably face Australia, Wales, or Fiji from Pool C in the quarter-finals. So far, the possible opponents appear beatable. Nonetheless, reaching the semi-finals would present a tougher challenge against a single of the prime 5 teams in the planet rankings.
To watch the Rugby Planet Cup on Television in the UK, ITV has the exclusive broadcast rights, with most matches airing on ITV1. The BBC will offer radio commentary on Radio five Reside, five Sports Additional, and the BBC Sounds service. NBC Sports is displaying the tournament in the US, though SuperSport has the Television coverage in South Africa.