sport news Ben Youngs insists England can still improve ahead of Rugby World Cup clash ...

'The exciting thing for me is I know there is more in this team': Ben Youngs insists England can still improve ahead of Rugby World Cup semi-final showdown with New Zealand Ben Youngs says England have more to give in their clash with the All Blacks England's demolition of Australia underlined their world title credentials Youngs believes England must work on defensive aspects of their game The scrum-half says a 'club feel' in the camp has been key to England's success

By Andrew Baldock, Press Association Rugby Correspondent

Published: 12:59 BST, 20 October 2019 | Updated: 13:10 BST, 20 October 2019

1

View
comments

Ben Youngs says there is more to come as England prepare for a Rugby World Cup semi-final against New Zealand.

The reigning world champions stand between England and a place in the final on November 2.

And while the All Blacks will present a formidable challenge in Yokohama next Saturday, England's quarter-final demolition of Australia underlined their own title credentials.

Ben Youngs believes England can improve on their stunning World Cup remi-final performance

Ben Youngs believes England can improve on their stunning World Cup remi-final performance

The 40-16 victory equalled England's record winning margin against the Wallabies, showcasing a ruthless approach as they scored 23 unanswered points after Australia moved to within touching distance.

'There is definitely more in us,' England scrum-half Youngs said. 'We feel we can still notch it up.

'Eddie (England head coach Eddie Jones) said to us afterwards "it is the most exciting week to be a rugby player, so let's make sure we enjoy it, but let's make sure we get better".

The 30-year-old says England must tighten up defensively to beat New Zealand

The 30-year-old says England must tighten up defensively to beat New Zealand

'That is the key - we have to keep improving.

'The exciting thing for me is I

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

NEXT Eddie's gift of the gab can't cover deficiencies on eve of Six Nations mogaznewsen