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England completed a 3-0 mark in their test match series against the Wallabies in Australia, defeating the home XV 44-40. It represented the most points England ever scored against Australia in the two nations' long rugby history. The Wallabies hold a 25-21 record, the series starting in 1909.

The whitewash proved sweet revenge for the Australian victory against England in Pool A of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

It also marked the first at home, three defeat test against an Australian side since South Africa swept the Wallabies in 1971.

For the victorious Red Roses, this triumph extended the English winning skein to nine in a row.

England: Mike Brown; Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph, Owen Farrell, Jack Nowell; George Ford, Ben Youngs; Mako Vunipola, Dylan Hartley (captain), Dan Cole, Maro Itoje, George Kruis, Chris Robshaw, Teimana Harrison, Billy Vunipola

Replacements: Jamie George, Matt Mullan, Paul Hill, Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes, Jack Clifford, Danny Care, Elliot Daly

Australia: Israel Folau, Dane Haylett-Petty, Tevita Kuridrani, Matt Toomua, Rob Horne, Bernard Foley, Nick Phipps; James Slipper, Stephen Moore, Sekope Kepu, Will Skelton, Rob Simmons, Scott Fardy, Michael Hooper, Sean McMahon

Replacements: Tatafu Polota-Nau, Scott Sio, Greg Holmes, Adam Coleman, Wycliff Palu, Nick Frisby, Christian Lealiifano, Taqele Naiyaravoro