Watch England v Australia in the Tap & Tackle

Thursday 07 July 2022 Written by: Adam

The game kicks off at 10.55am, with the three-test series reaching its midway point in Brisbane.

The Tap & Tackle, situated at Kingston Park Stadium’s East Stand first floor, will be open from 10am, with ample free parking on site.

Alcohol is served from 11am as England aim to bounce back from their 30-28 defeat in last weekend’s opening test, so come and watch this crucial game in the company of fellow rugby enthusiasts.

**England team:** 15 Freddie Steward (Leicester Tigers), 14 Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), 13 Guy Porter (Leicester Tigers), 12 Owen Farrell (Saracens), 11 Tommy Freeman (Northampton Saints), 10 Marcus Smith (Harlequins), 9 Jack van Poortvliet (Leicester Tigers); 1 Ellis Genge (Bristol Bears), 2 Jamie George (Saracens), 3 Will Stuart (Bath Rugby), 4 Maro Itoje (Saracens), 5 Jonny Hill (Sale Sharks), 6 Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints – captain), 7 Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby), 8 Billy Vunipola (Saracens).

**Replacements:** 16 Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs), 17 Mako Vunipola (Saracens), 18 Joe Heyes (Leicester Tigers), 19 Ollie Chessum (Leicester Tigers), 20 Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints), 21 Jack Willis (Wasps), 22 Danny Care (Harlequins), 23 Henry Arundell (London Irish).

**Australia team:** 15 Jordan Petaia, 14 Tom Wright, 13 Hunter Paisami, 12 Samu Kerevi, 11 Marika Koroibete, 10 Noah Lolesio, 9 Nic White; 1 Angus Bell, 2 David Porecki, 3 Taniela Tupou, 4 Matt Philip, 5 Cadeyrn Neville, 6 Rob Leota, 7 Michael Hooper (captain), 8 Rob Valetini.

**Replacements:** 16 Folau Fainga’a, 17 Scott Sio, 18 James Slipper, 19 Nick Frost, 20 Pete Samu, 21 Jake Gordon, 22 James O’Connor, 23 Izaia Perese.