Summer Social: U20s triumph, Wade is in and changes for Cheika

  • U20s through to Word Rugby U20 Championships
  • England senior squad face Australia in Melbourne on Saturday

Thursday's edition of the Summer Social focuses on everything from the U20s triumph over Australia at the AJ Bell stadium on Thursday night to the Wallabies squad selection for Saturday's Test match. Summer Social brings you a round-up of the best social media and news stories for every England team competing around the world.


England are through to the semi-finals of the World Rugby U20 Championships as Pool B leaders after sealing a hard-earned 17-13 victory over Australia at the AJ Bell Stadium. - Read the full story on

Watch highlights of the U20s World Championships match between England and Australia here. (Sky Sports)

England Under 20 coach Martin Haag hailed his side’s resilience to come from behind to seal a semi-final spot at the World Rugby U20 Championship. - Read the full story on


Head Coach Michael Cheika admits he felt like crying after the Wallabies' first Test defeat to England, but says taking the hard road will help build "substance" within the team. (Planet Rugby)

Former England, Newcastle and Northampton star Tom May picks out three players from the Australia squad that could cause Eddie Jones' side problems during Saturday's second Test. - Read the full story on

Watch Alex Corbisiero analyse the scrums between England and Australia in the first Test in Brisbane last weekend. (Sky Sports)

Wasps wing Christian Wade is one of three changes to the England Saxons starting XV for their second match against South Africa on Friday. - Read the full story on

Wallabies Sekope Kepu and Sam Carter embrace their chance to impress Cheika in the seond Test against England. (Sunday Morning Herald)

England took a trip to the beach in Melbourne as part of their recovery session ahead of the second Test in the series. (Mail Online)

Australian Head Coach Michael Cheika has reshuffled his pack ahead of their second Test against England in Melbourne on Saturday. (Guardian)


England flanker James Haskell has found a new friend on tour...


Here is some reaction and highlights to Thursday's U20 victory over Australia.





England full back Alex Goode enjoyed  his trip to the beach in Melbourne.


Danny Care and GB Sevens player Mark Bennett are in tune with the Euros in France.



And the wallabies are definitely up for Saturday's Test.