Rugby-World Cup-England

Rugby-World Cup-England
By Reuters

13/09/2019 at 07:04Updated 13/09/2019 at 07:06

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,

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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