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England comfortable with hostile atmosphere against Tonga

Author
Charlie Bristow,
Publish Date
Wed, 22 Nov 2017, 9:42AM
Tonga's fans have lit up the RLWC. (Photo \ NZ Herald)

England comfortable with hostile atmosphere against Tonga

Author
Charlie Bristow,
Publish Date
Wed, 22 Nov 2017, 9:42AM

England are comfortable with the hostile atmosphere they'll likely face in the Rugby League World Cup semi final.

Wayne Bennett's side will meet Tonga in Auckland on Saturday.

The Pacific Island's fans have packed out stadiums across the country, with their raucous support seen as one of the highlights of the tournament.

England prop James GrahamĀ told the RSB they know what they're in for.

"It'll probably remind a lot of the lads of being at home, playing in England. You know, playing the grand finals and cup finals there, they're very hostile atmospheres."

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