3. Win­ning the chaos bat­tle

The Daily Telegraph - Rugby World Cup - - Sport Rugby World Cup 2015 -

Turnover ball, loose kick­ing, that is where the chaos game starts, the part out­side of plans and struc­tures. That is where Fiji are most threat­en­ing.

Matawalu fields at the rear, off­loads to Niki Goneva or even the Glas­gow lock, Leone Nakarawa, who holds the ball like a bas­ket­ball, draw­ing in

de­fend­ers. But Eng­land should not be daunted by what Fiji can do. If Eng­land kick smartly into space, with a good kick-chase, then they will reap their own re­wards.

Eng­land should not be afraid of do­ing to Fiji what Fiji are sup­posed to be do­ing to Eng­land – run­ning back at them, cre­at­ing their own chaos. Fiji’s de­fence will not be as struc­tured as Eng­land’s, there will

be props or sec­ond rows stuck out on the fringes, and Eng­land have got to spot that and at­tack there.

Fiji have got noth­ing to lose com­ing to Twick­en­ham. This is the per­fect chance for them to show the world what they are about. They will want chaos. Eng­land have to con­tend with that, mix up their game, be mas­ters of the chaos.

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