Owen Farrell England 35-3 Tonga: Manu Tuilagi’s two tries inspire dominant Rugby World Cup win

Owen Farrell England 35-3 Tonga: Manu Tuilagi’s two tries inspire dominant Rugby World Cup win

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Manu Tuilagi scored two tries as England romped to a dominant victory in their Rugby World Cup opener.

Jamie George and Luke Cowan-Dickie also went over as Owen Farrell kicked three penalties and two conversions. Eddie Jones’ men made light work of a physical Tonga side.

From the start England were met with a wall of red shirts up-front but out wide they created openings with ease as Sam Underhill and Tuilagi marauded into space.

In a rare sight, Billy Vunipola was sent hurtling backwards by openside Zane Kapeli and the Tonga bench celebrated the tackle with pumping fists, but Tuilagi later evened the score by flattening Sonatane Takulua.

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Manu Tuilagi goes over for the first try of the game
(Image: PA)

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Manu Tuilagi celebrates a try during the win over Tonga
(Image: AFP/Getty Images)

Farrell and Kurt Morath exchanged penalties and as the first quarter came to an end, England were struggling to generate momentum against opponents who were playing a smart gameplan.

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