England began the 2023 Rugby Planet Cup sturdy with a victory more than Japan in Good. The group struggled in the initially half but enhanced in the second, scoring 4 tries for a important bonus point. This win puts England in a favorable position with just Chile and Samoa left to face in Pool D.
In Pool D, England is grouped with Japan, Argentina, Samoa, and Chile. Their subsequent game will be against Chile in Lille on Saturday, September 23.
Tom Curry will not be obtainable for England’s subsequent game due to a two-match ban for a risky tackle against Argentina. On the other hand, captain Owen Farrell is back in the choice pool immediately after serving a 4-match ban.
If England progresses as one particular of the best two teams in Pool D, they are probably to face Australia, Wales, or Fiji from Pool C in the quarter-finals. On the other hand, Samoa must not be underestimated as they have shown improvements. Only in the semi-finals would England potentially face a group ranked in the best 5 in the planet.
ITV has exclusive broadcast rights for the Rugby Planet Cup in the UK. The majority of the matches will be aired on ITV1, though radio commentary will be obtainable on BBC platforms. In the US, NBC Sports is displaying the tournament, and in South Africa, it is broadcast on SuperSport.