Sweet relief after '10 minutes of madness'

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Ten minutes of madness put us in a pretty poor situation and I'm just so relieved. If we had lost it would have taken a lot of getting over because in the first half we were cruising. But the character came through and the atmosphere was brilliant. Credit to Australia, too, it was a fantastic Test match and a magnificent spectacle.
Clive Woodward, England manager

Ten minutes of madness put us in a pretty poor situation and I'm just so relieved. If we had lost it would have taken a lot of getting over because in the first half we were cruising. But the character came through and the atmosphere was brilliant. Credit to Australia, too, it was a fantastic Test match and a magnificent spectacle.
Clive Woodward, England manager

I thought the back row played very well – Lewis Moody had another stormer, and he had no right to win the ball on one occasion on the ground. Martin Johnson had a much better game in terms of carrying the ball, and as a pack, they all contributed to the victory.
Andy Robinson, England coach

England are five-and-a-half years into the reign of one coach and know how to win games. We need to move quickly into a mature stage and put games away.

We were a bit wobbly in the second half and it [victory] looked a long way away but the character of the team shone through. There was no panic. We weren't flinging it around.
Matt Dawson, England scrum-half

We were very quiet in the changing room last week. But we are elated to win this, because it looked as though we had no right to. This is a big scalp for us.
Clive Woodward

The World Cup is going to be neutral for everyone – apart from Australia.
Eddie Jones

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