England kick-off their bid for Rugby World Cup glory as they face a physical Tonga side on Sunday morning.
Tonga will offer arguably the sternest test of the group stages for England.
England’s entire squad are aware of the athleticism and aggression bred throughout the Tongan ranks, as amongst them are brothers Billy and Mako Vunipola who are both of Tongan descent.
England have only ever faced Tonga on two occasions, winning both times by comfortable margins.
But in the build up to the game, Maro Itoje has urged his team to not become complacent.
He said: “We have an awesome team but we definitely don’t want to overlook them.”
When is the match?
The match is on Sunday 22nd September at 11:15am.
Where is the match?
The match will take place in Japan at the Sapporo Dome.
What TV channel is the match on?
The match will be shown live on ITV 1.
Can you live stream the match?
The match will be streamed live via the ITV Hub, which you can access on devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops.
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