If going by the first press conference, the Wallabies-England quarter-final clash at the Rugby World Cup looks set to be a tense affair.

Wallabies forwards Tolu Latu and Lukhan Salakaia-Loto fired back at a line of questioning from British media on the eve of the match-up between two of rugby's great rivals in Oita on Saturday.

The duo were asked about coach Michael Cheika's personality traits and laughed it off with Latu saying the question was a 'complete joke'.

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"Is it awkward when you get asked about your coach? You're all giggling as if you didn't want to answer, or you thought it was a stupid question - not quite sure which one?," a journalist asked.


Hooker Latu fired back with a response: "Stupid question. To ask it, I don't know, it's different for you guys and different for us. For us, it comes across as a stupid question so that's why we're all laughing.

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