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Rugby World Cup - the breakdown

Quote of the day: Former England hooker Brian Moore: "England - no excuses from me. In the end, we simply were not good enough. Good Night, and Good Luck."

Tweet of the day: Former Scotland scrum-half Rory Lawson: "Wow. Aussies a class above. England miles off their best. Huge gulf in performance on the biggest stage."

Moan of the day: England. Exiting their home World Cup with a whimper, earlier than any host nation in the history of the competition. Bernard Foley made Owen Farrell look little more than a club player, captain Chris Robshaw was blown away by David Pocock and Michael Hooper. Stuart Lancaster should now in truth either resign or be pushed out of the door.

Stat of the day: Japanese marksman Ayumu Goromaru nudged his tournament tally to 45 points in three matches.

Image of the day: PA 24317429 - Australia's Bernard Foley celebrates scoring his side's first try with team-mates.

What to look out for tomorrow: Argentina take on Georgia in Leicester with the Pumas desperate to overhaul their rivals in the Pool C standings. After that Ireland face Italy at London's Olympic Stadium where victory will hand Joe Schmidt's men a place in the quarter-finals.


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