In the absence of David Pocock, fullback Israel Folau proved he is one of the few world-class players in the Wallabies when he exploded through the English defence to score shortly before halftime.
The Waratahs fullback hit an expertly timed flat line outside the pod of forwards to knife through against the grain, similar to the damage he caused in the second half performance against Argentina in Salta.
Delightful right-foot step from Israel Folau helps him sneak through England's defence to score under sticks. Top line he's run there and good pill from prop Kepu
— Tom Decent (@tomdecent) November 24, 2018
Watching Israel Folau glide and change direction is like watching a gazelle in full flight.
Incredible athlete #ENGvAUS
— Colm Carter (@colmcarter) November 24, 2018
— Phil Smith (@PhilSmith_BPA) November 24, 2018
The under-fire fullback scored two tries in the 37-18 loss, after being in serious doubt for the clash with a mid-week virus.
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