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Wallabies can break consistency woes: Ashley-Cooper

Chris Dutton 8:55 PM   The two-team rotation system was fraught with danger, but veteran Adam Ashley-Cooper says the unusual World Cup tactic can help break the Wallabies' yoyo hoodoo.

Shades of Nathan Grey as strong as ever, says Brendan Cannon

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness 6:06 PM   Brendan Cannon knows Nathan Grey has the traits to be the Wallabies assistant coach who can organise and prepare Australia's defensive line.

Wales may not have belief they can defeat Wallabies: Waugh

Questions remain: Sam Warburton and Wales still have a big point to prove.

Rupert Guinness   Wales have defied a horrendous run of injuries to win their three World Cup pool games so far and shore up a quarter-final berth with their last pool game to go against Australia on Sunday AEDT.

Giffin cheers Wallabies win, but spares a thought for England

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness   David Giffin was as happy as anyone to see the Wallabies beat England last Sunday (AEDT), perhaps more so considering that while he was a member of the 1999 World Cup-winning Australian side, he was also in the team that lost the 2003 final in Sydney to England to a Jonny Wilkinson drop goal in extra time.

Wallabies say they can cover Hooper if he cops ban

Suspended: Wallabies flanker Michael Hooper will miss the clash with Wales.

Chris Dutton   The Wallabies want to avoid being dragged into World Cup controversy and are adamant they have the back-row depth to cover the potential loss of vice-captain Michael Hooper.

England 'talk a good game', says Henry

Big talker: Ben Morgan is tackled by Bernard Foley.

David Sygall   World Cup winning coach says he can't believe the 'garbage' that England came up with before their fatal loss to Australia.

Why the Wallabies are the new World Cup favourites

Star man: Bernard Foley celebrates Australia's victory.

Liam Napier   After rolling the All Blacks in Sydney some knew then that Australia were genuine World Cup contenders. Now they've blown all their cover.

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Wallabies face nervous wait over Hooper

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 05:  David Pocock of Australia passes the ball as Michael Hooper of Australia looks on during a training session at Dulwich College on October 5, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton   The Wallabies' celebrations following their devastating performance against England could be cut short, with key forward facing a potential tournament-ending ban.

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Eddie Jones open to coaching England

"I'm not saying I crave the job. I already have a job, but if they want to talk, I'll talk": Japan coach Eddie Jones.

Chris Dutton   Former Wallabies mentor and now Japan coach Eddie Jones says he would listen to England officials if they sack Lancaster and express interest in his services.

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Hard-working Kepu proves unsung hero for Australians

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness   It would be understandable if Benn Robinson had lamented missing out on a third World Cup as he watched the Wallabies beat England on Sunday morning (AEDT). But on the contrary the Waratahs loosehead and veteran of 72 Tests was as excited as anyone who watched the game live, especially the performance of the Australian pack and foremost that of fellow Waratahs tighthead prop Sekope Kepu.

Plenty of room left on Wallabies bandwagon

Paul Cully

Paul Cully   To those fans who have drifted away from the Wallabies and rugby over the past decade, that win against England on Twickenham was for you.

Foley has dream game to shatter English hearts

Star man: Bernard Foley celebrates Australia's victory.

Chris Dutton   Wallabies linchpin Bernard Foley has described his 28-point haul as a "dream come true" after delivering a killer blow to England's World Cup campaign and the best performance by an Australian five-eighth in recent memory.

Kepu's super flick pass to set up Foley

Flick pass: Sekope Kepu.

Chris Dutton   LONDON: He'll be praised for dismantling England's proud scrum, but Wallabies prop Sekope Kepu threw a stunning flick pass which would have made Quade Cooper proud in setting up Australia's first try in the World Cup blockbuster.

In cricket, soccer and now rugby, England's World Cup embarrassment complete

Exit right: England's captain Chris Robshaw leaves the field after his team's big loss.

Paul Hayward, Twickenham   Mortifying. England out, three games into their own World Cup, 16 days into the tournament. There is no disguising the ignominy of what happened against Australia. England were not ready, not clever and not good enough.

England facing fine on top of elimination humiliation

Tough loss:  Tom Wood was one of only two England players to talk to media.

England's misery over their calamitous World Cup exit may be compounded by a possible fine for their failure to meet World Rugby regulations for post-match media requirements.

Wallabies give England nightmares that will last for years

Sent packing: Dejected George Ford, Chris Robshaw and Joe Launchbury of England.

Paul Cully   A thousand glasses will be raised to the name of Bernard Foley after the Wallabies' superb 33-13 against England on Saturday night.

England v Australia - how the players rated

Man of the match: Bernard Foley of Australia.

Duncan Bech   Bernard Foley the standout player for the Wallabies, but he wasn't alone in eliminating England from the Rugby World Cup.

Wallabies send England crashing out of World Cup

Chariot swinging low: Australian players celebrate as England are left to ponder what went wrong.

Chris Dutton   The Wallabies have blown the World Cup wide open and shattered the hopes and dreams of England with a superb 33-13 win at Twickenham.

Hanson turns off TV to chase World Cup dream

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 07:  James Hanson of the Reds attempts to break away from the defence during the round 4 Super Rugby match between the Queensland Reds and the New South Wales Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium on March 7, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton   James Hanson had settled in for a World Cup television marathon when Wallabies coach Michael Cheika called to tell him to pack his bags and jump on a plane to London.

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There was more to Twickenham than one bad day, says Al Baxter

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness   Ask former Wallaby prop Al Baxter about the Test between Australia and England at Twickenham in November 12, 2005 and he says of the 26-16 loss: "I would prefer to talk about 2004 when we won there."