England 35-11 Fiji: What we learnt from RWC opener

England have kickstarted their 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign with 35-11 victory over Fiji in front of 84,000 fans at Twickenham. Despite trailing 15-0 after 20 minutes, Fiji fought their way into the match and went to the break down just 18-8. Had the visitors kicked their penalties they would have led midway through the second half, however they were unable to capitalise, and allowed England to score twice in the final 12 minutes to claim a 35-11 victory and an all important bonus point. Here’s what we learnt from the opening match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup. TMO has potential to ruin the World Cup I’m all for getting things right, but not if it means we sacrifice the free flowing nature of the game. With points at a premium, World Cups are already generally played at a slower pace then regular Tests, so why slow it down even more by stopping general play to check if any of the three on field officials missed anything. The TMO was called upon four times in the first half of
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