Australia and England are all set to kick off the Rugby League World Cup Final 2017. Australian are defending champions and will be hoping for winning the tournament again after their triumph in 2013.
Australia VS England
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Australia vs England Rugby World Cup Final 2017
The English team will come with full force and try to catch the Kangaroos off guard and register the first win over them in Australia since 2006 in the world cup. This will be the right time for the English men to take revenge of the first game that they eventually lost to the Kangaroos by 18 – 4.
Rugby League World Cup 2017 Final… Australia vs England!
The old foes are to battle it out once again…
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So, the fans again get the juicy opportunity to enjoy the rivalry game between Australia vs England in Rugby World Cup Final 2017.
England At Australia Schedule
Know about the Australia vs England Rugby World Cup Final 2017 game time and enjoy the battle between Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones.
- Kick-Off: 8:00 pm (AEDST)
- Venue: Suncorp Stadium, Queensland, Australia
- Date: December 2, 2017
- How to Watch Free: Channel 7 (Australia), BBC Sports (England), EMTV Sports (PNG)
- Watch Pay TV: PCCW (Hong Kong), Astro (Malaysia), OSN Sports HD (Middle East), Sky Sports (New Zealand), Fiji TV (Pacific Island), Fox Sports (USA)
- Tune In: BBC Radio 5
- Watch Online: FloRuggby
Australia vs England Rugby World Cup Final 2017 Preview, Odds
Looking at their current form the odds shows Australia to be the winner. However, it will be a mistake on their side to underestimate the English team. They have shown their fighting spirit against Tonga and they will not let go easily. They might be the underdogs for the final but it will be tough for the Kangaroos to defeat them easily. However, Australia has the slight edge of playing in the home stadium as well. Nevertheless, this will be an epic final and Kangaroos may come out as the winner.
Key Players To Watch
Gareth Widdop helped England surpass Tonga in a nail-biting finish and he will be the key to England’s success. James Graham will be another exciting prospect for the English team.
On the Kangaroo side, fullback Valentine Holmes would love to continue his dream form in the final as well. David Kelmer will possess a serious threat to the English team on the field. It is going to be one of the exciting finals of the rugby world cup in recent history with both teams packed with star players.
Australia vs England At Suncorp
The team fighting in the final were the ones to play against each other in the first game of the tournament as well where Australian ran out winners with a good margin. They have played against each other twice before in the same stadium and both were victorious one time each.
This final is the right way to decide the real winner in this particular stadium. England was the last team that was victorious in Suncorp stadium in 2016 when they beat Australia 39-28.
Australia has remained unbeaten and conceded only 16 points past their defense while scoring a mammoth 204 points. England however, dropped it first matches that too against their opponent in Final, Australia. Both teams have been performing well and England has shown a never-give-up attitude which might scare Australia.
Wallabies vs Red Rose Last Five Matches
Let’s look at their last five games played against each other the last one being the tournament opener where Australia was victorious. Australia had lost their game against the English side in the November 18.
England had won all three games when they were playing against Australia in England rugby union tour of Australia. One of those wins came in this particular stadium where the final is to be played. However, the form lately in the tournament for Australia has been on the top notch and this should worry England.