Unofficial England Rugby Union
England v Italy - St James Park
By Rugby fan
August 28 2019

Well here we go, the last RWC warm up match and they are off to Japan.  Let's have a cracking game.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quilter International - FinalRugby World Cup - Warm up Match 4

England v Italy

Friday 6th September - St James Park - KO 7.45pm

TV Coverage: Live on Sky Sports

England take on Italy in the final warm up match before they jet off to the 'Land of the Rising Sun' for the 2019 Rugby World Cup 2019.

England scored eight tries as they hammered Italy 57-14 during this year's Six Nations.   England and Italy have contested a total of 25 rugby test matches since their first meeting in 1991. England maintain a 100% record having won every match.

Mark Wilson Starts at St James

 

 

England face Italy at St. James' Park  the first ever home Test match for England in Newcastle and the first time a match featuring England has taken place in the country outside of Twickenham since 2015.

 

England: Watson; McConnchie, Marchant, Francis, May, Farrell Captain, Youngs , Marker, George, Cole, Launchbury, Lawes, Curry, Wilson, B Vunipola 

Replacements:  Cowan-Dickie, Genge, Winkler, Ewels, Kevesic, Heinz, Ford, Cokanasigia

 

 

 

Referee: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand)