England v Australia
Foley admits Wallabies will target Ford
ESPN Staff
November 25, 2014
George Ford makes a pass on his first England start against Samoa © Getty Images

Australia fly-half Bernard Foley has admitted he doesn't know a great deal about George Ford, the man who will line up opposite him at Twickenham on Saturday and says the Wallabies will target England's young 10.

Stuart Lancaster confirmed on Monday that Ford had impressed enough on his first start against Samoa last Saturday to retain his place at fly-half against Australia. Foley said that Ford has a "a bit of unfamiliarity and the unexpected" and admitted he would need to start "scrounging" through video footage to learn more about the Bath fly-half.

"I was probably thinking back then (when the Wallabies arrived in Europe) that Owen Farrell would be starting," Foley said.

"For the English, we will have a look at the 10 channel," Foley continued. "He's the bloke who touches the ball in attack, so you can fatigue him in making tackles so he is not as potent when he gets the ball."

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