England vs Tonga, LIVE – Rugby World Cup 2019: Eddie Jones’ looks to make devastating statement in opener as Red Roses look to put 2015 horror show to bed in Japan
- England take on Tonga today at 11:15am UK time (BST)/ 8:45pm local time (JST)
- UK viewers can watch Rugby World Cup pool C clash live on ITV
- Eddie Jones’ men are strong favourites to win their RWC opening clash
England get their Rugby World Cup in Japan underway with their opening clash against Tonga .
Eddie Jones’ has named a strong XV to play tier 2 South Pacific side as they look to avoid any disappointment after Stuart Lancaster’s Red Roses were knocked out four years ago in the pool stages.
Tonga aren’t to be underestimated though as they will look to show their passion and physicality as skipper and Bristol Bears back Siale Piutau and Tonga’s leading point scorer Kurt Morath with 340 Test points look to lead in disrupting England’s plans.
Sportsmail’s Harry Slavin will provide live coverage England vs Tonga including score, substitutions, sin bins and more from Yokohama in Japan.