England to gain momentum against Wallabies

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England’s will take on the Australia Barbarians in the third game of their Australian tour on Tuesday. The game took on extra importance on Saturday when the Test side were beaten 27-17 by the Wallabies in the first test of the tour, hence giving them time to bring back some momentum against the Australian Barbarians in Gosford this Tuesday. The Barbarians and England also have an individual score to settle after their last week game in which England was dominated by the Wallabies. England will be looking to win the game on Tuesday so they can level the score as the Barbarian won the first test. The first test was played at the Subiaco Oval in Perth last Saturday in which the crowd was treated to as a Jekyll and Hyde game. England during the game, slaughtered the Australian scrum to grasp two penalty tries whereas the Wallabies player Martin Johnson’s leaden backline scored three excellent five-pointers for his team and as a result confirming his side victory in the first set of the tour.
Tatafu Polota Nau the Waratahs hooker will make a comeback in the team after he suffered an injury. Tatafu can prove his fitness to the squad by playing in the Saturday’s match against the England team. Other players who will make comeback in the team alongside Tatafu include Pek Cowan and Laurie Weeks. Reds youngster James Slipper will be on the bench and will not be able to make his way to the match. After spending a full season with the Waratahs as fullback Kurtley Beale will start as fly-half for the Barbarians. James O’Conner hat-trick during the last week tours game failed to earn him a spot in the team and will start on the bench this week along with the fly half Berrick Barnes. Whereas the England team has different strategies, as David Strettle and centre Dominic Waldouck take their position in the team as their first start of the tour and will try adding some thrust to the team. Chris Robshaw former England’s Captain is replaced as Joe Worsley will take his place as skipper and blindside position. He at No.8 is joined by Stade’s James in the back-row.
The second row position is covered by Dan Ward-Smith who moved from the base of the scrum. Newcastle’s Jon Golding and Paul Doran-Jones are drafted in the team and they will take the position at up front. Ward Smith and Dave Attwood will partner together after getting two trampling charges and thus thrown out on a technicality. For England side Richard Wigglesworth and Charlie Hodgson will play as the halfbacks and Olly Barkley will start at No.12. Graham Rowntree England scrimmaging coach has insisted this week that his side needs a breakthrough and right now they are desperate and will lose everything in doing so. England team is looking for a way in which they could fully use the Wallabies lack, so that they can score a victory over them. The second test between two rugby giants will be thrilling and exciting as both the teams have made a couple of changes in the squad. England’s team needs to win the game as they are already lacking points behind the Barbarians.  England coach is certain that his team will not let him down and he trusts Joe Worsley captain of England team. According to Rowntree Worsley is the right man for the job. He is good with the team and has couple of wins under his belt.
England will walk in the ground having memory of World cup 2003 when they defeated Australia in the final and became the World Champions. Can England repeat history this Saturday? This and many more questions like this will be answered when England takes Australia Barbarian in second test at ANZ Stadium, Sydney.

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