Australia Crush England In The Rugby World Cup... And In Memes

04/10/2015 9:55 AM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:50 PM AEST
England players react after losing 33-13 in the Rugby World Cup Pool A match between England and Australia at Twickenham stadium in London, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

England has crashed out of the Rugby World Cup in spectacular fashion, after being beaten by Australia 13-33.

It's the first time a host country hasn't made it out of the pool stages -- which means the English are in for an enormous ribbing.

Half the fun of watching the rugby with mates is the banter, right? At least, that's what us Aussies will be saying right now.

Here's some of the best of the bant from around the web for you to relive the glory. Even the Queen -- or at least a particularly clever parody of her -- is getting around it.



Landfill around Twickenham reportedly increased 400 percent in a single hour following the RWC result.

God may save the Queen, but nothing saved England from an Aussie onslaught.


Even Australia's national emblem is getting a dig in.

Or here's another classic: what do you call an Englishman with the World Cup in his hands? The engraver.


England couldn't stand the heat in the kitchen.

The wheels came off after Bernard Foley's brilliant performance for Australia.


Straight outta the Cup.


England just learned how to bomb out of a pool, not into it.

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