England vs Australia live: Follow the action from Twickenham
England host old rivals Australia this afternoon as Eddie Jones looks to beat the country of his birth.
He has a 100 record from four matches against the Aussies so far as England boss and will be hoping to make it five out of five.
England vs Australia updates
Australia go over!
16.42: Australia get over the line to score a try. TMO is checking it out, but this is a huge moment in the match with just 10 minutes to go.
Neil Fissler on the second half so far
16.37: Kurtley Beale is a having a real nightmare, firstly sin binned and then suffered a brain freeze which allowed Elliott Daly to score the first try.
But England could easily have been looking down the barrel before Tevita Kuridraini dropped a simple pass.
Keeping calm heads is key now and stop giving away cheap penalties.
Australia back in it
16.36: Chris Robshaw makes a big error with a tackle on Kurtley Beale to let Australia in.
Bernard Foley converts the penalty to reduce the deficit again.
Game on again. England’s lead cut to 13-6.
Elliot Daly scores the first try of the match to England in control
Neil Squires on that try
16.27: A blade-of-grass width decision goes England’s way.
Possibility of Cheika spontaneously combusting.
Right or wrong, fortunate or not, what Elliot Daly’s try showed was England’s willingness to counterattack from turnover ball.
They have a mindset to play quickly even in challenging conditions.
Farrell on fire!
16.25: England now lead 13-3 as Owen Farrell converts.
16.25: England lead 11-3 as Daly’s try is deemed legal by the officials.
16.20: Elliot Daly gets the first try of the match, and it was an interesting one.
Australia were on the attack but George Ford picked it up inside 22 and kicks deep for touch.
But the ball stays in and Daly gets to it and kicks it up the line and runs home for a try.
England go 11-3 up! TMO checking on the ball going over the line.
Aussies on the board
16.16: Australia are on the board!
Reece Hodge nails a penalty to halve the deficit from 45m.
Michael Cheika will be feeling slightly better now.
England lead 6-3.
Second half underway
16.06: Back underway.
Can England take advantage of the two men in the Australia sin bin?
Big start to this at Twickenham. I’m sure Eddie Jones has a plan…
Neil Fissler on the first half
16.00: England won’t be too happy with the half time scoreboard, but the first ten minutes of the second half will be absolutely key especially with Australia starting with two men in the sin bin.
Australia will believe they are unlucky to be six points down a couple of dropped passes and Hooper’s disallowed try could have easily seen them ahead.
Neil Squires’ half time thoughts
15.58: Australia coach Michael Cheika approaching boiling point after two yellow cards and a disallowed try for his side as England chisel out a 6-0 interval lead.
Referee Ben O’Keefe has been spot on with his big calls.
Michael Hooper is a serial offside offender and Kurtley Beale had to go for his non-attempt at an interception.
They will both be back though in the second half and if Australia can channel their sense of injustice they can still make this an uncomfortable afternoon for England.
Owen Farrell gets his second penalty of the game to double England’s lead
15.50: England lead 6-0 at the break thanks to two penalties from Farrell.
Australia missed their own penalty and hooper was denied a try by the TMA.
The Aussies are down to 13 men for the minutes with both Hooper and Beale in the sin bin.
Beale in just before the break while Hooper will be back a few minutes into the second period.
Exciting game at Twickenham.
Aussies in the bin
15.45: The Aussies have lost another man as Kurtley Beale joins Michael Hooper in the sin bin.
Beale was judged to have knocked-on intentionally. Looked a bit harsh and Michael Cheika will be raging.
Can England take advantage?
England kick another penalty
15.40: England have doubled their lead with another penalty with Michael Hooper in the sin bin.
Hooper picked up a yellow card for Australia for persistent infringements.
Farrell kicked the penalty to give England some breathing space, although there is some confusion why a penalty try wasn’t given.
England lead 6-0.
Things going to plan for Dylan Hartley and co at Twickenham so far
Australia denied by TMO
15.34: Australia fail to take the lead with a brilliant try after the TMO says no good.
Michael Hooper gets across the line, thinking he’d done enough for the first try of the day only to hear otherwise from the officials.
England remain in front with that early Farrell penalty.
Neil Squires on Itoje’s entrance
15.30: Biggest cheer of the day so far for the arrival of Maro Itoje with Sam Underhill exiting after 17 minutes for a head injury assessment.
England reshuffle sees Chris Robshaw in Underhill’s open-side flanker slot – the one Eddie Jones said he couldn’t play.
Courtney Lawes is on the other flank with Itoje, back earlier than expected after his conditioning break, adding his power in the engine room.
Foley misses penalty
15.28: Bernard Foley shanks a penalty wide of the posts as Australia miss the chance to level things up after 23 minutes.
Big miss that. Should have done better.
England can count themselves lucky there, still 3-0 up.
Neil Fissler looks at the first 20 minutes
15.25: England’s start has been far more encouraging than against Argentina last week, they are showing more attacking intent, they couldn’t really show less admittedly.
Slippery conditions aren’t making ball handling easy but England’s kicking has been accurate and have been looking to inject more pace into their game.
So far so good.
Head injury for Underhill
15.20: Marco Itoje is on after a head injury for Sam Underhill, who needs an assessment.
Itoje has gone to lock with Courtney Lawes moving to blindside flanker and Chris Robshaw to openside.
England in control but this one is open.
Entertaining start at Twickenham.
Owen Farrell puts England ahead early on with a penalty
Neil Squires analysis
15.15: England will be delighted to have had four scrums in the opening ten minutes with which to squeeze the Wallabies.
The visitors are holding so far but Dylan Hartley made sure he was in referee Ben O’Keefe’s ear to alert him to the pressure Scott Sio is being put under by Dan Cole.
England 3-0 Australia
15.10: The England fans were in great voice for those first few minutes and Swing Low carried through.
England look right up for this – great start.
England 3-0 Australia
15.05: England have started well on the sodden turf. Fast and aggressive.
Farrell steps up and smashes a penalty home to put England on the board from 41m.
Eddie Jones will be delighted.
Neil Squires checks in from Twickenham
15: 03: Skidpan surface and rain in the air at Twickenham.
Lucky for England then that have two smart tactical kickers back in harness in George Ford and Owen Farrell.
This is the last thing the Wallabies would have wanted.
Eddie Jones gets a feel for the ball ahead of the match
And we’re off!
15.00: England kicked us off at Twickenham. Should be a good one.
15.55: We’re nearly there.
The big one England vs Australia.
Can Eddie Jones make it five in five or can Michael Cheika throw a spanner in the works?
We’ll soon find out.
England players arrive
14.44: The England players are at Twickenham ahead of this afternoon’s match.
England are favourites to continue their impressive form over the Australians with Eddie Jones winning four in four.
He’s made a big call in leaving Maro Itjoe on the bench having brought Owen Farrell back into the side.
England rolled over Argentina last week 21-8 but played an experimental side.
Today, though, Jones means business in what will be the toughest Test match of the autumn fixtures.
England vs Australia: England players arrive at Twickenham
Eddie Jones walks into Twickenham ahead of the Australia match
Jones has hit say on Aus claims
14.20: Eddie Jones says the Aussies have been playing games with the referee in the build up.
Michael Cheika has suggested England will use ‘bully tactics’ to gain an advantage.
“We play by the rules. Australia want to play a lot of games at this stage,” said Jones.
“Obviously Australia enjoy the media more than the referee.
“We’ve played four games against them and we haven’t had a player penalised for late hits at all. What do you make of that?.
“Obviously Cheika feels the referees haven’t done a good job so possibly he should be taking that up with the referee and not the media.”
Eddie Jones insists his side play by the rules
14.10: Owen Farrell has returned for England this week but Maro Itoje has had to make do with a place on the bench.
England starting XV: A Watson (Bath); J May (Leicester), J Joseph (Bath), O Farrell (Saracens), E Daly (Wasps); G Ford (Leicester), B Youngs (Leicester); M Vunipola (Saracens), D Hartley (Northampton, capt), D Cole (Leicester), J Launchbury (Wasps), C Lawes (Northampton), Robshaw (Harlequins), S Underhill (Bath), N Hughes (Wasps).
Replacements: J George (Saracens), J Marler (Harlequins), H Williams (Exeter), M Itoje (Saracens), S Simmonds (Exeter), D Care (Harlequins), H Slade (Exeter), S Rokoduguni (Bath).
England vs Australia
14.00: England face Australia at Twickenham with kick off coming at 3pm.
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