Julian Drape England pinpointed the Wallabies' weakness and executed perfectly at Twickenham but coach Stuart Lancaster expects to face a far more resilient side at next year's World Cup.
Chris Dutton The Wallabies will limp back to Australia after the worst spring tour in almost 10 years and face a mountainous task to transform into a World Cup contender next year.
Chris Dutton Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has flagged a scrum overhaul after the set piece floundered at the Twickenham graveyard, adamant Australia has to make huge technical and tactical changes before the World Cup.
Julian Drape Former rugby league star Sam Burgess has made his much-anticipated rugby debut for English side Bath less than two months after helping South Sydney win the NRL grand final.
Two people have been banned from Twickenham for two years after being found to have aimed homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) announced on Friday.
Mick Cleary Billy Twelvetrees, who learnt his trade alongside George Ford as a young Leicester reserve on chill Monday nights in faraway homespun venues, has pledged to be more "cut-throat" when he teams up again with the Bath fly-half against Australia in front of 82,000 at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon.
Austin Healy Stuart Lancaster has done some fine things, but he is now in danger of creating a sterile squad bereft of any magic, writes Austin Healey.
Duncan Johnstone England have recalled NZ No 8 Thomas Waldrom for their final test of the year against Australia.
Mick Cleary Stuart Lancaster did not fall to his knees at the final whistle as his players did in a commendable show of solidarity with Samoa, but the England coach was undoubtedly offering up his own inner prayers as he admitted afterwards that his team would "definitely" have to improve if they are to beat Australia at Twickenham on Saturday.
George Ford impressed on his first Test start as England returned to winning ways with a 28-9 victory over Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday.
Mitch Phillips First-five George Ford will make his first England start against Samoa but Owen Farrell remains in the side.
Paul Hayward England's lack of spontaneity highlights the damage caused by modern sport's infatuation with statistics and structures.
Paul Hayward England showed plenty of fighting spirit but their lack of flair has inflicted a huge psychological blow.
Mitch Phillips When Stuart Lancaster sat down in 2012 to plot England's path to World Cup glory he would not have expected to find himself 10 months away from the tournament being asked to explain away a fifth successive defeat.
South Africa returned to winning ways with a 31-28 victory over England in a thrilling rugby Test at a rainswept Twickenham on Saturday.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) on Thursday announced an investigation into reports referee Nigel Owens was subjected to homophobic abuse by supporters during England's game with New Zealand last weekend.
Mitch Phillips New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has blasted the growing involvement of TV producers on rugby, saying the replays shown on stadium big screens are starting to influence matches.
Julian Guyer New Zealand produced another trademark escape act to overcome a belligerent England 24-21 in a waterlogged rugby Test at Twickenham on Saturday.