The best tackle of the match: Streaker has his underpants pulled down after invading the pitch during England’s rugby win against Australia
- The pitch invader stormed the Twickenham turf wearing nothing but his pants
- He had his underwear pulled down as a steward tackled him in full view of fans
- The man ran on the field in the late stages of England’s 37-18 win over their rivals
These pictures show a streaker in his underpants who charged on the pitch in front of more than 80,000 people during England’s rugby win over Australia on Saturday.
The pitch invader stormed the Twickenham turf with his private parts covered up but had his underwear pulled down by a steward who tackled him.
The man was led away with his underwear back on as thousands of spectators cheered in the stands.
He ran on the field late in the second half of England’s emphatic 37-18 victory against the Wallabies.
A streaker charges on to the pitch during the second half of England’s rugby game against Australia on Saturday, pumping his fists at an unimpressed Australian player
The streaker, wearing nothing but his shoes and underpants, tries to outrun a steward
Pictures showed the man pumping his fists while an Australian player looks unimpressed on the pitch.
In another image an England player watches while the steward in a high-vis jacket and beanie hat struggles to keep the pitch invader in check.
One fan who went to the game said on Twitter: ‘Great afternoon watching England beat Australia which included a cheeky streaker!’
Another said: ‘Great day out at Twickenham. Such a polite crowd. Even the streaker has his undies on.’
England’s big victory completed a successful autumn series at Twickenham marred only by a controversial defeat to New Zealand.
The old enemies were deadlocked at 13-13 entering half-time but blistering second-half tries saw England finish as clear winners.
Meanwhile the England women’s team wrapped up their autumn campaign with a 37-15 victory over Ireland at Twickenham.
The streaker is brought low by the beanie-hat wearing streaker who tackles him on the ground
The pitch invader tries to steady himself as a steward tackles him with the posts behind them
An England player watches on in the background as the streaker is brought tumbling down
As the steward grapples with the man the pitch invader’s underpants are pulled down in full view of 80,000 spectators who watched England beat Australia at Twickenham