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Summary

  1. Pool A result: Australia 65-3 Uruguay
  2. Australia tries: McMahon (2), Tomane, Mumm, Speight, McCalman (2), Mitchell (2), Toomua, Kuridrani
  3. Cooper sin-binned, also kicks five conversions from 11 attempts
  4. Berchesi pen for Uruguay
  5. Australia are England's next opponents in Pool A

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By Brendon Mitchell

All times stated are UK

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  1. Australia 65-3 Uruguay

    But that just about concludes our coverage of the action at Villa Park. Thanks for joining us, it's been a pleasure.

    We'll see you right here, right now for Scotland v United States.

    Australia
  2. Australia 65-3 Uruguay

    What's coming up next then?

    From 14:30 BST Scotland will take on the United States at Elland Road, and you'll be able to follow live text and radio commentary of that one shortly.

    And last, but not least, we're off to Wembley for Ireland against Romania.

    Plenty of Rugby World Cup action on the way, so don't move a muscle...

  3. Australia 65-3 Uruguay

    Quade Cooper

    Speaking of men hoping to play their way into Australia's first-choice XV, Quade Cooper had a busy old afternoon.

    A sin-binning, six missed conversions, a fair few handling errors but a couple of super bits of play to create tries.

  4. Australia 65-3 Uruguay

    Pool A table

    Australia top the Pool A table then, moving above Wales thanks to their superior points difference.

  5. Australia 65-3 Uruguay

    So one week out from England's meeting with the Wallabies, what do we make of that 80 minutes? Have any of Michael Cheika's 14 changes forced their way into the side for the match at Twickenham?

  6. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Australia lacked a lot of fluency. But we cant judge them on today. They will be far more competent on Saturday. What we will see on Saturday will be monumental. If yesterday was gladiatorial, next week will step it up a gear.
  7. Full-time

    Australia 65-3 Uruguay

    The Wallabies run in 11 tries to demolish Uruguay and significantly boost their points difference in the process.

    It wasn't perfect from Australia, but who'd turn their nose up at a 62-point victory?

    Sekope Kepu
  8. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: You asked me what players will come into the side on Saturday. Tevita Kuridrani is one of them. The speed, pace, power and fitness tells again.
  9. Try - Kuridrani, con Cooper

    Australia 65-3 Uruguay

    And the Wallabies finish with a flourish, whizzing the ball from one side of the field to another, allowing replacement Tevita Kuridrani to bounce his way over in the corner.

    Right then, the last say will go to Quade Cooper... Yes! He's converted it!

    Job done for Australia.

  10. Australia 58-3 Uruguay

    No, no they can't. The original break takes them up to halfway, but it's Quade Cooper who spills the ball. What a funny old afternoon he's had.

    Australia do then win a penalty from the scrum, however, and head for touch. Final phase of play coming up...

    Quade Cooper
  11. Australia 58-3 Uruguay

    Uruguay are still giving this a right old crack, and huge credit to them for it.

    They secure the ball and make a couple of metres, but suddenly it's back in Australian hands. Can they run it from here?...

  12. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Incredible tenacity again from Uruguay. They are showing such bravery to keep going.
  13. Australia 58-3 Uruguay

    Uruguay are over, Villa Park cheers, their players celebrate... but the ball was held up.

    Scrum down, five metres out. Into the final five minutes.

    Rodrigo Silva
  14. Australia 58-3 Uruguay

    But this time the penalty is Uruguay's, their pack finding a second wind at last.

    It's right in front of the posts, but they'll have none of that. We're heading for the corner - will their rolling maul at last pay off?

  15. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: It has been a pleasure to be sat here. We have seen plenty of tries from Australia and a heck of a lot of guts from the Uruguayans.
  16. Australia 58-3 Uruguay

    Australia - the white dots in the diagram below - have conceded more penalties than their opponents; 10 to nine as it stands.

    A little scuffle breaks out, meanwhile, but it's quickly resolved and Uruguay will insert at a scrum.

    Australia v Uruguay penalties
  17. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Yesterday we say one of the tries of the tournament from Canada. This is another contender. They went almost length of the field. Almost every player touched the ball. This is the Australia which I recognise. Unfortunately, we haven't seen it enough.
  18. Try - Toomua, missed con Cooper

    Australia 58-3 Uruguay

    That is brutal from Australia, who immediately gather the restart and pile forward at pace. This time full-back Kurtley Beale is the man to sprinkle a bit of stardust on the move, reversing a delightful pass to Matt Toomua, who crosses with ease.

    Quade Cooper's struggles from the tee continue. He's landed only four of his 10 conversion attempts.

    Matt Toomua
  19. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: When I think of the Australians I think of fluidity, pace and power. What I've seen today is a great platform. It is now about combining what the forwards and backs can do. The backs have really let down the forwards today.
  20. Try - McMahon, missed con Cooper

    Australia 53-3 Uruguay

    There's simply no stopping it either, with flanker Sean McMahon in behind it to force his way over.

    Quade Cooper's conversion? Another miss. But Australia are past the 50-point mark.

    Sean McMahon
  21. Australia 48-3 Uruguay

    And, even though the move immediately falters, they won a penalty there too, so they head to touch.

    The rolling maul is coming Uruguay's way...

  22. Australia 48-3 Uruguay

    Australia v Uruguay possession

    Australia are still not dominating possession, despite their large lead. The much-changed Wallabies have been far from convincing today.

    The major plus point has been their scrum - and again their pack secures safe ball...

  23. Australia 48-3 Uruguay

    The Wallabies are on the charge again, with Toby Smith's burst forward taking them inside the Uruguayan 22.

    Diego Magno actually almost steals the ball at the base of the subsequent ruck, but fumbles it forward and Australia will insert at the scrum.

  24. Australia 48-3 Uruguay

    Uruguay replacement Oscar Duran is seen to by the physio before taking his place in the scrum.

    And the men in white this time resist Australia's push - but scrum-half Agustin Ormaechea is penalised immediately afterwards.

  25. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: It is an impressive try. Once again, they simplified things and made it easy. Rob Simmons has been sensational for the first 20 minutes of this second half. It is guys like him that has got Australia on the front foot.
  26. Try - McCalman, con Cooper

    Australia 48-3 Uruguay

    And flanker Ben McCalman, impressive today, has his second try of the match after Quade Cooper's sharp thinking sets him free down the left.

    Cooper adds the extras on this occasion, and Australia are two points shy of the half-century.

    Ben McCalman
  27. Australia 41-3 Uruguay

    Australia's scrum has, however, been superb, and it sets them another platform to come forward, into the 22...

  28. Australia 41-3 Uruguay

    Again Australia in a nutshell - switching the ball with pace from left to right, before a Quade Cooper knock-on hands Uruguay the scrum.

    The Wallabies actually steal it... but another handling error will mean another scrum.

    Quade Cooper
  29. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: It is amazing to see such different setups at different ends of the spectrum out on the pitch. It is what I love about the World Cup. The Uruguayans are down on the scoreboard but they are loving every minute of this.
  30. Australia 41-3 Uruguay

    Drew Mitchell

    A monumental moment for wing Drew Mitchell, who with those two second-half tries has become Australia's all-time record World Cup try scorer.

    We have a pause in play as Wallabies lock Will Skelton receives treatment for what looks a shoulder or elbow injury. Kane Douglas is on.

  31. Australia 41-3 Uruguay

    Australia have been so hard to pin down in this match, often frustrating and undisciplined but occasionally brilliant. Nick Phipps produces the cutest of offloads under the tackle, but the very next pass is forward.

    That means Uruguay have a scrum, from which they win a penalty as recent replacement Sekope Kepu is penalised for wheeling it around.

  32. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Brilliant play again. What I love about Australia is that they have gone back to basics. The lineout has given them a platform for the backs to express themselves. It was the perfect pass for Mitchell to fly on to. Australia are really stamping their authority on this game.
  33. Try - Mitchell, missed con Cooper

    Australia 41-3 Uruguay

    And there we are, a seventh Australian try. Quade Cooper is the orchestrator, swapping passes with Matt Toomua and then releasing Drew Mitchell for a sliding finish in the corner.

    Cooper's kicking from the tee may not be too hot - again he misses the conversion - but he so often dazzles with ball in hand.

    Drew Mitchell
  34. Australia 36-3 Uruguay

    Uruguay's pack, starting to look a little demoralised after that early second-half pressure again ended without reward, crumble under the presence of Australia's front eight in a scrum and concede a penalty.

    The Wallabies are up to the 22-metre line...

  35. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Australia will be pleased that they have a foot-hold back in this game now. I got dizzy watching that with the amount of movement. There was a symbiotic relationship between forwards and backs. Drew Mitchell side-stepped off two and held off one to score. This is why he is back in a yellow jersey and why he could well play against England.
  36. Try - Mitchell, missed con Cooper

    Australia 36-3 Uruguay

    Ah, that's more like it. Drew Mitchell is a powerful, powerful man and, from 10 metres out, you wouldn't fancy trying to stop him.

    The Wallabies move forward at pace and Mitchell has the presence of mind to step between two defenders and stroll through.

    Quade Cooper's conversion is missed, but Australia are at last up and running after the break.

    Drew Mitchell scores
  37. Australia 31-3 Uruguay

    Uruguay have the ball in hand again now and are giving this a super little go - but Franco Lamanna fails to release on the floor and Australia have it back again.

    I'm not sure head coach Michael Cheika's half-time message has really been taken on board just yet...

  38. Australia 31-3 Uruguay

    Uruguay are up to the five-metre line here, their forwards trying to punch a hole from close range but not making too much ground.

    And, as soon as they do attempt to spread it wide, it's turned over by flanker Ben McCalman.

    Felipe Berchesi
  39. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Whatever was said at half-time by Australia, they are clearly not listening because they have already given away another penalty. You need to be professional. They need to be in the mindset that they are playing an England, because they will take advantage of opportunities like this.
  40. Australia 31-3 Uruguay

    This is more like it from Uruguay, working through the phases after their rolling maul fails to get going. The move peters out, but Australia were penalised for side entry at the original maul so Uruguay have a second bite of the cherry...

  41. Kick-off

    Australia 31-3 Uruguay

    Right, let's crack on at Villa Park.

    Quade Cooper will get things moving again - and Uruguay have actually started quite reasonably, safely gathering the restart and allowing scrum-half Agustin Ormaechea to send a teasing box kick forward.

    Australia have infringed at the ensuing breakdown too, so Uruguay go to touch.

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  43. Australia 31-3 Uruguay

    Australia v Uruguay

    Here are some more stats for you to pick the bones out of as we wait for the second half to get moving.

    That's a lot of metres made for a team with only 46% possession.

  44. Australia 31-3 Uruguay

    Action areas

    Who'd have thought, with Australia's star-studded backline up against Uruguay's team of part-timers, that it would be the South Americans who have enjoyed more possession in the first half?

    Not me, that's for sure. But if Australia can add another five or 10% to their game the second period could yet get messy.

  45. Post update

    Australia v Uruguay

    Ugo Monye is again a man speaking absolute sense. It's been one-sided and the gulf in quality is clear, but Australia have certainly not been as clinical as they might've been.

    They do have five tries and a bonus point at half-time, however, so perhaps they won't be overly bothered.

  46. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Australia have this game in the bag but they need to be more accurate. Possession and accuracy brings points.
  47. Half-time

    Australia 31-3 Uruguay

    But the move breaks down, the ball goes out of play and referee Pascal Gauzere brings to a close the opening 40 minutes.

  48. Australia 31-3 Uruguay

    Villa Park, cheering the underdog, doesn't sound a happy place as Agustin Ormaechea tries a cheeky steal as the Australia scrum advances, but the ball clearly wasn't out and the referee puffs his whistle.

    Time to head for touch? Apparently so...

  49. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Uruguay are one and a half stone lighter on average every man, which is why they struggled in the scrum. But you have to love their spirit. They keep fighting but they are not being rewarded. The Australia defence has been good, though.
    scrum
  50. Australia 31-3 Uruguay

    They secure the ball, but the rolling maul is not going anywhere in a particular hurry. They're committing plenty of people to it again too... but it's the same result as last time, as the ball goes down and the chance is lost.

  51. Australia 31-3 Uruguay

    Come on then Uruguay, what have you got for us at the end of this first half?

    A line-out deep inside Australia territory after an infringement at the breakdown may give them an opportunity to finish with a flourish.

  52. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: That was really sharp and simple. Everything has been set off a set-piece platform to break into the Uruguayans. When the Aussies get through the phases, get through the ruck and keep the ball they look very dangerous. Uruguay look out on their feet now.
  53. Try - McCalman, con Cooper

    Australia 31-3 Uruguay

    Rugby union looks so, so simple when it's played like that. Safe ball at the ruck, a couple of quick passes and a perfect line cut by Ben McCalman to go over under the posts.

    Quade Cooper converts, Australia are running riot in Birmingham.

    Ben McCalman
  54. Australia 24-3 Uruguay

    A shame for the Uruguayans, as scrum-half Agustin Ormaechea's grubber through can only be shepherded into touch by Quade Cooper - but wing Rodrigo Silva was offside as he set off in pursuit.

    That would've been a decent chance down in the corner.

  55. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: We can talk all we want about Australia and negatives but essentially rugby is a simple game when played this way. You need to keep hold of the ball. Their fitness levels are way above Uruguay so if they keep hold of the ball they will come out on top. Today is a foregone conclusion. But for these guys now it is about getting yourself in the frame to play the bigger games.
  56. Try - Speight, con Cooper

    Australia 24-3 Uruguay

    And that is so much more like it from the Australians, first switching the ball from left to right, and then back to the opposite wing again where Henry Speight is able to touch down from only a handful of metres out.

    Quade Cooper adds the extras, the Wallabies are ending this half like they started it.

    Henry Speight scores
  57. Australia 17-3 Uruguay

    Australia are back on the ball and into the Uruguayan half, with Ben McCalman showing good feet to set inside and offload.

    Into the 22 now, the Wallabies sensing blood...

  58. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Dean Mumm has has an incredible year. At Exeter Chiefs he was at the centre of everything they believed in. He has become a father this week, is captain of his country and now has a try. What I love about the try is the simplicity. There were only about five phases.
    Dean Mumm runs in
  59. Try - Mumm, missed con Cooper

    Australia 17-3 Uruguay

    And the captain for the day, Dean Mumm, has a try to celebrate.

    Australia's phase play is solid and former Exeter Chiefs lock Mumm, with only Uruguay wing Leandro Leivas for company, produces an imperious hand-off before strolling over from close range.

    Quade Cooper's kicking is not so imperious, however, as again he misses from the tee.

    Quade Cooper
  60. Australia 12-0 Uruguay

    Quade Cooper

    Australia are back on the attack soon enough following a line-out, into Uruguay's 22.

    Quade Cooper, also yellow carded against Argentina in July and New Zealand in August, is back on too, by the way.

  61. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: A very popular score. They are well-worthy of it. Australia need to be careful here. They have given away a number of penalties. If they don't cut that down they could have another man in the bin alongside Cooper.
  62. Penalty - Berchesi

    Australia 12-3 Uruguay

    And the kick from Felipe Berchesi is good - Uruguay are on the board!

  63. Australia 12-0 Uruguay

    True to form, Australia are again on the attack and with numbers over but  the pass is spilled, wing Joe Tomane this time the guilty party.

    Now, what have we got here then? A mini scuffle breaks out, with the mustached Matias Beer in the mix.

    Uruguay will have a penalty after all of that too, replays showing a late tackle from Will Skelton as the reason. Felipe Berchesi will go for goal...

  64. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: It has been frantic. Australia dominating the scoreboard but not the crowd. They have had a lot of ball and the set piece has been dominant but the final execution has let them down. But Uruguay are the epitome of being an irritant. They are working so hard.
  65. McMahon the main man

    Australia 12-0 Uruguay

    Sean McMahon

    Not a bad start by Sean McMahon according to the stats, scoring one and creating another.

    Australia, meanwhile, are back inside Uruguay's 22 and piling the pressure on. But an infringement at the base of a ruck follows and the South Americans are reprieved.

  66. Australia 12-0 Uruguay

    And Los Teros, as the men in white are known, can only concede a penalty at the set-piece.

    They've actually done pretty well during the last nine or 10 minutes to limit the damage following that second Australia try...

    Franco Lamanna
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  68. Australia 12-0 Uruguay

    It's a proper old shove from Uruguay too, who commit a whole heap of bodies to the rolling maul - remarkably, at least 11 or 12 by my count - but it eventually comes to tumbling down.

    Nick Phipps, in for Will Genia at scrum-half today, has the put in for Australia.

  69. Sin-bin - Cooper

    Australia 12-0 Uruguay

    A short break in play as the referee heads upstairs to take a look at a slightly high tackle from Quade Cooper on Uruguay scrum-half Agustin Ormaechea.

    And Cooper is off to the bin - for the third time in international rugby this year!

    One way or another the 27-year-old just always seems to be involved. To touch Uruguay go...

    Quade Cooper
  70. Australia 12-0 Uruguay

    Already this is looking like a question of not if and when but how many for the Wallabies.

    Centre Matt Toomua leads a break from inside his own half but the ball is dropped, prompting flanker Matias Beer to launch a counter attack - but the ball is put down for a second time and the chance, if it was a chance, is squandered.

    Matt Toomua
  71. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Australia break from the restart. It was fantastically taken from Ben McCalman. It is all about execution from the backs. Kurtley Beale had acres of sace and then Quade Cooper Cooper - what a touch from him to Joseph Tomane. I was talking about it being a nervous affair but the foundations set now by Australia are unbelievable.
  72. Try - Tomane, con Cooper

    Australia 12-0 Uruguay

    Goodness me, the Wallabies are in ruthless mood.

    Sean McMahon is at the heart of it again, his break over halfway opening space up in behind, and Quade Cooper latches onto a kick-chase to tee up Joe Tomane for the easiest of tries.

    The conversion this time is good, and the early signs are ominous for Uruguay.

    Joseph Tomane
  73. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Brilliant execution from Australia. A lot has been said about decisions after yesterday but they kicked into the corner and executed it superbly well. Powerful and breaking off at the end. It is the second time they have gone into the Uruguay 22 and have come away with the points.
  74. Try - McMahon, missed con Cooper

    Australia 5-0 Uruguay

    Another Australia line-out, this time only eight metres or so from Uruguay's line, and this time the try the Wallabies should've scored a few moments ago.

    The set-piece and subsequent rolling maul is in fine working order, and flanker Sean McMahon wheels around the back to cross from close range.

    Quade Cooper's less than certain start continues though, his conversion wayward.

    Sean McMahon
  75. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: I cannot believe what I have just watched. Uruguay switch off and Kurtley Beale switches on and into fifth gear. If Drew Mitchell had caught it he was in and under the posts to settle Australia nerves. But that will give a boost to Uruguay.
    Kurtley Beale
  76. Australia 0-0 Uruguay

    That's completely and utterly schoolboy from the Uruguayans from the line-out though, as Drew Mitchell takes a quick one and sets full-back Kurtley Beale clear down the left-hand side - but his pass back to Mitchell with the line at his mercy is spilled. A waste.

  77. Australia 0-0 Uruguay

    Uruguay haven't started too badly themselves though, Ugo, retaining possession from the scrum and working through the phases on halfway.

    The gold and green shirts are so sharp out of the line though, and Leandro Leivas can only knock the ball out of play.

  78. Post update

    Ugo Monye

    Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

    Quote Message: Brilliant start from Australia, with lots of ball in play. It was amazing to watch them kick the ball from 50m away. They are showing respect to their opponent. They don't want what happened to South Africa with Japan to happen to them. It is about control.
    Scott Sio
  79. Australia 0-0 Uruguay

    Quade Cooper, overlooked for Bernard Foley at fly-half in the opening win over Fiji, doesn't do his claims for a regular starting place any favours as he boots long and straight over the dead ball line.

    Scrum down, just inside Australia's half.

  80. Kick-off

    Australia 0-0 Uruguay

    Uruguay fly-half Felipe Berchesi, one of only four professional players in their World Cup squad, boots long to get us under way.

    French referee Pascal Gauzere is the man in the middle today, officiating his first World Cup match.

  81. Post update

    Australia v Uruguay (12:00 BST)

    There's always something rather theatrical about South American national anthems, and the Uruguayan number is no different.

    By contrast, Advance Australia Fair is a little more subdued.

    Kick-off is moments away.

  82. Get Involved

    Australia v Uruguay (12:00 BST)

    Don't forget to give us your thoughts as Pool A takes shape. Who's your money on to make the quarter-finals - and why? Does Michael Cheika's rotation give his side the edge ahead of their meeting with England? Where might the drama lie on in Pool A's remaining fixtures?

    Thoughts on all of this and more, please, via text to 81111, Twitter using the hashtag #bbcrugby, the BBC Sport Facebook page or our Google+ page. Ready? Let's go.

    Michael Cheika
  83. The teams are out...

    Australia v Uruguay (12:00 BST)

    Right then, let's get on with it. The two players make their way onto the Villa Park pitch, Australia in their usual gold and green, Uruguay in an all-white strip punctuated by a hint of sky blue trim. Very fetching.

    The two skippers, both locks, are Dean Mumm and Santiago Vilaseca.

  84. BBC coverage

    Australia v Uruguay (12:00 BST)

    A quick heads up that you can also listen to live commentary from our lunchtime kick-off on BBC Radio 5 live by tapping the 'Live Coverage' tab at the top of this page.

    We've got just about every angle covered.

  85. Mumm's the daddy

    Australia v Uruguay (12:00 BST)

    Dean Mumm

    Michael Cheika's changes mean that former Exeter lock Dean Mumm captains Australia for the first time - the first New Zealand-born player to do so in a Test in the professional era.

    It has been a crazy few days for the 31-year-old, who became a father on Friday when his wife Sarah gave birth to a baby boy in London.

    Sarah stayed in England for work and the latter stages of her pregnancy when Mumm returned to Australia earlier this year to join Waratahs.

    "She rang me at 3.40am [on Friday], saying her waters had broken and it's on. That was the first indication I had we were going early," Mumm told the Canberra Times.

    "It was all a bit of a haze, but it turned into a bit of a frantic panic. But we got there in time and she was happy I'd got there in time to see the birth."

  86. Alerts, alerts, alerts

    Australia v Uruguay (12:00 BST)

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  87. Adam anticipates

    Australia v Uruguay (12:00 BST)

    A day off for Australia wing Adam Ashley-Cooper, who is enjoying the atmosphere in Birmingham...

  88. England 25-28 Wales reaction

    While we continue building up to this match, we've also got a whole pile of reaction to last night's titanic battle for you to work your way through this morning...

  89. Uruguay team news

    Australia v Uruguay (12:00 BST)

    Uruguay coach Pablo Lemoine has made five changes to the side beaten 54-9 by Wales in Cardiff last Sunday.

    There's one alteration to the backline, with experienced Leandro Leivas replacing Santiago Gibernau.

    Lemoine has changed two thirds of his front row, as loosehead prop Mateo Sanguinetti and hooker German Kessler come in for Alejo Corral and Carlos Arboleya.

    Franco Lamanna comes into the second row for Jorge Zerbino and Juan De Freitas will play at blindside flanker, allowing Juan Manuel Gaminara to move to number eight.

    Uruguay team news
  90. Australia team news

    Australia v Uruguay (12:00 BST)

    It's a very different Australia side to the one who beat Fiji 28-13 in Cardiff on Wednesday. Coach Michael Cheika has made 14 changes to keep his players fresh.

    It would have been 15 had replacement prop James Slipper not suffered a head injury against Fiji - his unavailability means that Scot Sio retains his place.

    Australia team
  91. Kitted out

    Australia v Uruguay (12:00 BST)

    A peek inside the Wallabies' dressing room at Villa Park...

  92. Post update

    The match in Birmingham is the first of our Sunday treble header - and, as always, you can follow all of the action right here throughout the day.

    From 14:30 BST, Scotland take on the United States in Pool B, and at 16:45 BST you can follow live coverage of Ireland against Romania from Pool D.

    It's another Rugby World Cup feast.

  93. Post update

    Today we take a second look at the group's third contender - Australia.

    The Wallabies, who saw off a plucky Fijian challenge in their World Cup opener on Wednesday, take on Uruguay at Villa Park from 12:00 BST.

    An opportunity to wrack up the points difference, or can the South Americans spring a surprise?

    Let's find out...

  94. The morning after the night before

    After an unforgettable night at Twickenham, Pool A has exploded into life.

    England, the hosts, the favourites to progress to the quarter-finals, face an uphill battle to squeeze through.

    Wales, injury strewn and with backs against the wall, find themselves in the box seat.

    Odds have been defied, tables have been turned.

    Wales celebrate