Owen Farrell England start campaign with 35-3 win over Tonga

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Manu Tuilagi scored two tries as England launched their bid for a second Rugby World Cup title with a comfortable but error-strewn 35-3 bonus-point win over Tonga on Sunday.

The Samoa-born center crossed twice under the Sapporo Dome roof in a first half that ended with England well ahead at 18-3.

And second-half scores from hooker Jamie George and replacement Luke Cowan-Dickie saw England secure a bonus point for scoring four tries, a result that could be crucial in a tight Pool C.

In addition England, playing within themselves, also appeared to avoid any injuries to key players.

“We had to toil hard today and I was particularly pleased at the end of the game when we were under the pump a bit, we defended really well,” said Jones.

“That’s two tests now we haven’t conceded a try so we’re pretty happy with that. We’ll just build our game as we go along.

“We’d like to be sharper with the ball and that will come. But I was really p

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