With half an hour remaining England looked on course to put themselves on the cusp of escaping the “pool of death” as they led Wales 22-12 thanks to a try from Gloucester Rugby’s Jonny May with Saracen Owen Farrell kicking the rest of the points.
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He can be nearly too good for Ireland’s good. However, when Joe Schmidt reviewed the kicking game of this weekend’s opponents he would have recognised that one of the undoubted strengths of his side also happens to be a real weakness for Romania.
Utilising the full depth of a 31-man squad has been a recurring mantra from head coaches at this Rugby World Cup and Joe Schmidt was no exception when he made wholesale changes for Ireland’s Pool D clash with Romania. Jonny Sexton is not part of this week’s squad.