Australia v England: first Test – live!

An ‘almost sold-out’ Suncorp Stadium/Lang Park (for the commercially minded or pure of heart among you) awaits our sides – there’s much excitement about Australia playing almost as many debutants as England has picked Saracens players; and especially around this 7ft 9in second-rower (okay, 6ft 10in) Rory Arnold that Cheika has plucked from wilds of south-western New South Wales.

Wait for some razzing from away-fans should he lose any lineouts tonight.

Related: New Zealand power away from Wales with second-half dismantling

As always, it’s a more interesting bus ride when there’s more passengers; how do you see this one unfolding?

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