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Eng v Aust - the facts that matter

AAP logoAAP 12/11/2016

AUSTRALIA V ENGLAND - A CLOSER LOOK AT THE STATS THAT MATTER AHEAD OF THE FOUR NATIONS CLASH IN LONDON ON MONDAY (0100 AEDT)

Head to head:

Australia 10

England 2

Drawn 1

* Australia has won its past 10 matches against England, dating back to the 1995 World Cup when England defeated them in the group matches at Wembley before going down to the Kangaroos in the final.

* Australia has won 37 of its 43 Test matches since the beginning of 2007, with all six non-wins coming against the Kiwis.

* The last time either England or Great Britain defeated the Kangaroos came in the 2006 Tri Nations at Allianz Stadium with Great Britain winning 23-12.

* Australia has scored over 20 points in eight of its 10 wins, including scoring over 30 in five matches.

* England has won five of its past seven Tests, with both losses coming to the Kiwis, while three of the wins came against France and Scotland.

* In England, Australia has won its past 10 matches, and has lost just three of 30 Tests (with one draw) since the beginning of 2000.

* Cameron Smith will play his 32nd consecutive Test Match becoming just the second Australian player to do so behind Clive Churchill who played 35. Smith last missed a Test in 2009 against France.

* Ryan Hall, England's leading try scorer with 30 tries from his 30 Tests has scored five tries in his past four matches against Australia but has tasted defeat in all of them.

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