England secures place in Rugby World Cup semifinal with emphatic victory over Australia

(CNN)England dismissed any lingering doubts surrounding its Rugby World Cup credentials with a dominant 40-16 victory over Australia to reach the semifinals. “We’re so excited about the semifinal, we can go there and challenge whoever we play and see where we can go with this team, we haven’t been at our best yet and we need to see if we can find our best. I thought the players were outstanding.” England had beaten Australia in all of the sides’ last six meetings, not tasting defeat since that painful night in London four years ago. That day Australia won 33-13 as England became the first host nation to exit the Rugby World Cup at the pool stages. Those in white were …