LIVE: Curious pressure on England's Aussie boss

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Only a feline similar Eddie Jones could person an 8 lucifer winning streak implicit the Wallabies and inactive beryllium facing questions astir his aboriginal arsenic England rugby coach.

But up of the archetypal Test against Australia successful Perth contiguous (7.55pm AEST), the Australian says helium enjoys the unit and adjacent thrives connected it.

England arrived successful Western Australia past week aft losses to Ireland, France and astir precocious a astonishment 52-21 decision by the Barbarians.

The often irascible Jones hopes to pb England to its ninth consecutive triumph implicit the Wallabies successful the opener of a bid that includes matches successful Brisbane and Sydney implicit the pursuing 2 Saturdays.

While admitting helium was nether unit with the 2023 Rugby World Cup successful France approaching, Jones said helium wasn't alone.

He said that New Zealand manager Ian Foster would beryllium feeling akin aft a dip successful the All Blacks' results precocious past year.

"I deliberation each planetary manager is nether pressure," Jones said.

"I'm nether unit due to the fact that we haven't had results bully enough, that's obvious. Our expectations are high, the media's expectations are high, everyone's expectations precocious and that's OK.

"Dave (Wallabies manager Dave Rennie) is nether pressure, crossed the ditch they're nether pressure... that's portion of the occupation that we similar and bask and judge the responsibilities of that pressure."

Rennie has named 2nd rower Cadeyrn Neville successful the starting broadside for the opener, making Neville the oldest Wallabies subordinate successful much than 20 years to marque his Test debut.

The 33-year-old Neville was named a confirmed starter connected Thursday — 10 years aft helium was called into the squad without earning a cap.

In 2012, Neville was successful his archetypal twelvemonth playing for the Melbourne Rebels — his archetypal of 3 Australian Super Rugby sides — erstwhile helium was drafted into the Wallabies squad to question to Argentina and past aboriginal connected a British tour.

But helium ne'er made it into a matchday 23.

Rennie besides named David Porecki to marque his Test debut.

Porecki spent 5 years successful English rugby with Saracens and London Irish earlier returning to Australia successful 2020 and playing successful the Waratahs beforehand row.

Michael Hooper volition skipper the Wallabies for the 66th time.

The Wallabies arrived into Perth precocious connected Thursday nighttime from their basal connected Queensland state's Sunshine Coast northbound of Brisbane.

Jones has gone with flanker Courtney Lawes arsenic the England skipper contempt Owen Farrell's return.

Named astatine wrong centre, Farrell was tipped to instrumentality from wounded arsenic skipper but Jones stayed with Lawes, who led the squad done the Six Nations.

It's the archetypal clip since 2018 that Farrell has been overlooked arsenic captain.

Jones said helium doesn't spot a batch of value connected the winning streak, and admits helium expects the Wallabies volition play a benignant of crippled he's go utilized to.

"Australian rugby is traditionally attacking, they similar to determination the ball, there's a batch of lateral shot movement," Jones said.

"We've been capable to antagonistic that, and past find ways to people points against them.

"I'm definite Australia won't beryllium encouraging excessively galore lineouts successful the game. Their wide signifier against america is that they don't footwear out, they footwear in."

Lawes concurs.

"I'd beryllium amazed if they didn't propulsion the room descend astatine us," the England skipper said.

"So we're precise acceptable for each scenarios."

Australia: Tom Banks, Andrew Kellaway, Len Ikitau, Samu Kerevi, Marika Koroibete, Quade Cooper, Nic White, Rob Valetini, Michael Hooper (c), Rob Leota, Cadeyrn Neville, Darcy Swain, Allan Alaalatoa, David Porecki, Angus Bell

Reserves: Folau Fainga'a, Scott Sio, James Slipper, Matt Philip, Pete Samu, Jake Gordon, Noah Lolesio, Jordan Petaia

England: Freddie Steward, Jack Nowell, Joe Marchant, Owen Farrell, Joe Cokanasiga, Marcus Smith, Danny Care, Billy Vunipola, Tom Curry, Courtney Lawes (c), Jonny Hill, Maro Itoje, Will Stuart, Jamie George, Ellis Genge

Reserves: Luke Cowan-Dickie, Mako Vunipola, Joe Heyes, Ollie Chessum, Lewis Ludlam, Jack van Poortlviet, Guy Porter, Henry Arundell

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