Smith or Steward? Panache may trump power at full-back if England meet Fiji | Nick Evans

Fly-half's display at No 15 against Chile gives Steve Borthwick options depending on who awaits England in the last eight

Whether Marcus Smith appears at No 15 again in the remainder of England's World Cup campaign is likely to depend on who their quarter-final opponents are. If they meet Wales, then Freddie Steward has to come back in to deal with the aerial assault Warren Gatland's side will look to launch, but if it's Fiji I can see Marcus keeping hold of the jersey.

Wales looked so comfortable without the ball against Australia. They dismantled the Wallabies, played nothing in their half, had a big aerial kicking game with Josh Adams and Liam Williams charging down the sidelines, causing havoc and unloading their jackal operators. If that is going to be the case then England need Steward to provide the power required to ride those collisions.

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