• Reuters


For a man who made his name winning many a bruising back row battle, it’s no surprise that former England captain Lawrence Dallaglio thinks that’s where Saturday’s Rugby World Cup semifinal match against New Zealand could be decided.

Dallaglio, who won the 2003 World Cup with England playing at No. 8 believes New Zealand represents the biggest challenge yet for Eddie Jones’ side but that recent improvements in the back row could prove decisive.

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