LONDON (AP) — England secured a sixth straight rugby victory over Australia for the first time with a 37-18 thrashing at Twickenham on Saturday.
Each of England's back three scored tries as the hosts responded to giving up a 10-point first-half lead with a dominant second-half performance.
Jonny May gave England the lead with a third-minute try, and two Owen Farrell penalties made it 13-3 six minutes before halftime.
However, a fine run and score from fullback Israel Folau brought Australia back into contention and Matt To'omua added a penalty to level the scores at the interval.
Stung, England took control afterwards through scores from Elliot Daly and youngster Joe Cokanasiga, and Farrell added a try of his own four minutes from the end and converted for 37-13.
Folau got his second try with the final play of the match, but it was of little consolation for an Australia side which has recorded its lowest win rate for a calendar year since 1974.
With a narrow defeat to New Zealand the only blemish for England during its four internationals in November, Eddie Jones' side appears well set for next year's World Cup in Japan.
More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports