September 13, 2019 / 6:07 AM / 2 months ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-England

    Sept 13 (Reuters) - Factbox on the England squad for the
Rugby World Cup in Japan, where they will compete in Pool C: 
    
    ENGLAND
    World ranking: 3
    Coach: Eddie Jones (Australia)
    Captain: Owen Farrell
    
    Squad:
    Forwards - Dan Cole, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Tom Curry, Ellis
Genge, Jamie George, Maro Itoje, George Kruis, Joe Launchbury,
Courtney Lawes, Lewis Ludlam, Joe Marler, Kyle Sinckler, Jack
Singleton, Sam Underhill, Billy Vunipola, Mako Vunipola, Mark
Wilson
    Backs - Joe Cokanasiga, Elliot Daly, Owen Farrell, George
Ford, Piers Francis, Willi Heinz, Jonathan Joseph, Jonny May,
Ruaridh McConnochie, Jack Nowell, Henry Slade, Manu Tuilagi,
Anthony Watson, Ben Youngs
    
    WORLD CUP RECORD 
    W - 31, L - 13, D - 0 
    Tournaments: 8
    Last World Cup: Pool stage (2015)
    Best finish: Winners (2003)
    
    WORLD CUP POOL C FIXTURES 
    Sept 22   England v Tonga           Sapporo 
    Sept 26   England v U.S.            Kobe
    Oct 5     England v Argentina       Tokyo
    Oct 12    England v France          Yokohama   
    
    RESULTS IN 2019  
    Feb 2     Ireland 20-32 England
    Feb 10    England 44-8 France
    Feb 23    Wales 21-13 England
    Mar 9     England 57-14 Italy
    Mar 16    England 38-38 Scotland
    Aug 11    England 33-19 Wales
    Aug 17    Wales 13-6 England
    Aug 24    England 57-15 Ireland
    Sept 6    England 37-0 Italy

 (Compiled by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; editing by
Sudipto Ganguly)
  
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