Originally Posted by Ozzy Biz
I gotta hand it to them, the English really stepped up, to levels I thought unreachable for them. The scrummaging and rucking was world-class, and they really made us play their style of game. Johny Wilkinson's kicking game was one he will probably like to forget, but the same goes for Stirling Mortlock, so I'd say that just about cancels out. I think they missed roughly the same amount of set kicks.
A farewell to George Gregan and Stephen Larkham, the history's greatest and longest enduring halfs combination, with a combined 240 (I think) international test caps.
Final score - Aus 10 - England 12
gracious in defeat, well said, great game of rugby and congrats to the english....who haven't played better all world cup......
if we get past the french, we'll deal with them, ozzy.....(i hope)