'There's a lot of pressure but a lot of broad shoulders'

Wednesday 25 September 2013 04:45

It's all about winning. Now we can talk about the World Cup. I thought we looked a bit tired out there, but we've had a great season. There was a lot of pressure, but that will be nothing compared to October.
Clive Woodward, England coach

They had a lot of players missing, so later this year it will be different. The travelling fans helped us and the players now need a few weeks off. They thoroughly deserve it.
Martin Johnson, England captain

There's an inner belief in this squad. We scored some cracking tries, it was a fantastic day and an occasion. It sets us up for the World Cup. There's a lot of pressure, but a lot of broad shoulders as well.
Will Greenwood, England try-scorer

They've got a history of winning World Cups, and they're still the team to beat.
Woodward on the World Cup hosts

We created enough opportunities to win, which is a positive. The negative is that we weren't good enough to finish it off, but we'll improve on that.
Eddie Jones, Australia coach

There were no excuses. It was an intense Test match. Both teams had the ball in play for long periods of time.
Australian captain George Gregan

They pegged us back and then we drove back in an old set-piece move to get a bit of focus back. You've got to give it to Ben Cohen - what a genius of a try.
Greenwood's midfield partner, Mike Tindall, who also got on the scoresheet

It was always going to be a big ask. We were hoping for rain today but it was dry so we had to play a bit of rugby.
Johnson on England's expansive game

In the grand scheme of things it doesn't have a lot of impact on what happens in October. What it does is set us up for a good night out in Melbourne.
Tindall on the post-match plan

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