England created a sturdy commence to the 2023 Rugby Planet Cup with victory more than Japan in Good. The group struggled in the 1st half but stepped up in the second, scoring 4 tries for a precious bonus point. This victory puts England in a favorable position, with only Chile and Samoa remaining in Group D.
In Group D, England are grouped with Japan, Argentina, Samoa and Chile. The subsequent game will be against Chile in Lille on Saturday, September 23.
Tom Curry will not be accessible for England’s subsequent game due to a two-match ban for the harmful match against Argentina. Even so, captain Owen Farrell has returned to the squad just after serving a 4-match ban.
If England progress as one particular of the leading two teams in Group D, they are probably to face Australia, Wales or Fiji from Group C in the quarter-finals. Even so, Samoa ought to not be underestimated as they have shown improvement. Only in the semi-finals would England potentially face a group ranked in the leading 5 in the globe.
ITV has exclusive rights to broadcast the Rugby Planet Cup in Excellent Britain. Most matches will be broadcast on ITV1, although radio commentary will be accessible on BBC platforms. In the US, NBC Sports is displaying the tournament, and in South Africa it is becoming broadcast on SuperSport.