Rugby World Cup | Sale Sharks' Tom Curry on England vs Australia

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by Jamal Niaz on

    MORSON SPORT | 3 MIN READ

  • Sale Sharks' Tom Curry talks adapting to his new role at the World Cup

  • Eddie Jones gives pre-match thoughts ahead of Saturday's quarter-final against Australia

Described by Eddie Jones as one of England’s ‘Kamikaze Kids’, Tom Curry has taken the Rugby world by storm since making his professional debut in 2016 and his impressive form has seen him rapidly become an integral asset for club and country.

At 21 years old, Curry is England’s youngest player at this World Cup and what’s more impressive is the fact that the flanker has been given the task of learning a new position, playing at six whilst the whole world watches.  

Tom recently spoke to the Independent’s Jack de Menzes about the transition to the role:

“The toughest thing is probably the edge defence. Naturally you want to make a tackle and then get up and make another tackle but you need to try to work the big lads inside you and try and keep them all safe, and then try to get yourself into those positions out wide. That is pretty difficult sometimes”


He added:

“At the end of the day I don’t think there is anything massively different. I want to stay true to myself and how I want to play and from that adapt to what the team needs after that”

With convincing wins over Tonga, United States and Argentina, England progressed from Pool C into the Quarter Finals where they will play Australia on Saturday morning.

Australia won all but one of their games in Pool D, slipping up to Wales which saw them finish in second place. During a recent interview with the The Guardian, Eddie Jones gave his thoughts on what he expects from Saturday’s opponents:

“Once you get to the quarter-finals it’s about having the right mindset. Australia are a clever team, they will have some specific strategies to play against us so we need to have a great situational awareness. We need to defend with brutality and when we have the ball we need to play on top of them”

We look forward to a mouth-watering game on Saturday which begins a brilliant weekend of Rugby and wish Tom and England all the best.


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