England began the 2023 Rugby World Cup sturdy with a victory over Japan in Good. The workforce struggled within the first half however improved within the second, scoring 4 tries for a beneficial bonus level. This win places England in a good place with simply Chile and Samoa left to face in Pool D.
In Pool D, England is grouped with Japan, Argentina, Samoa, and Chile. Their subsequent sport will probably be in opposition to Chile in Lille on Saturday, September 23.
Tom Curry is not going to be accessible for England’s subsequent sport as a result of a two-match ban for a harmful deal with in opposition to Argentina. Nonetheless, captain Owen Farrell is again within the choice pool after serving a four-match ban.
If England progresses as one of many prime two groups in Pool D, they’re more likely to face Australia, Wales, or Fiji from Pool C within the quarter-finals. Nonetheless, Samoa shouldn’t be underestimated as they’ve proven enhancements. Solely within the semi-finals would England doubtlessly face a workforce ranked within the prime 5 on the planet.
ITV has unique broadcast rights for the Rugby World Cup within the UK. The vast majority of the matches will probably be aired on ITV1, whereas radio commentary will probably be accessible on BBC platforms. Within the US, NBC Sports activities is displaying the event, and in South Africa, it’s broadcast on SuperSport.