England v Australia, Rugby World Cup 2019; live score and latest quarter-final updates from Oita
You can see a few cones laid out down there. The warm-ups will begin shortly.
Here we go, then. Four years boils down to 80 minutes and a mountain of hard work, numerous selection calls and exacting preparation is to be defined by one game.
Because, make no mistake, a defeat for either Eddie Jones or Michael Cheika this afternoon in Oita will mean define the current tournament cycle as a big, fat failure. That is the harsh reality.
Of course, as far as recent form, Jones holds the upper hand over his old Randwick buddy. Six Anglo-Wallaby meetings since Australia dumped England out of Rugby World Cup 2015 have all gone one way.
Cheika is 6-0 down, courtesy of a 3-0 whitewash in 2016 and three more losses at Twickenham in autumn Tests. The aggregate scoreline in that period is comprehensive. England lead 210-120.
Australia's selection policy has seemed muddled, as well. Christian Leali'ifano starts at fly-half today as the half-back combination changes once more. Teenager Jordan Petaia is at outside centre.
Dany Haylett-Petty, one of their stand-out players during this tournament, is excluded from the 23 entirely. But, to some degree, you can disregard form in these games.
Let England scrum-half Ben Youngs, in his third Rugby World Cup, set the scene.
"Sometimes you under-perform or are beaten by the better team and clearly we weren't good enough in 2011 and 2015. But in 2019 I believe we are more than capable of achieving something.
"We have to make sure we have clear thinking when we take to the field. We have been in camp since June and you are going to fight to the end.
We have some boys in this team who don't know when they are beaten. They will fight to the very end."
There is just a nagging sense that this game will go to the wire and begin quarter-final weekend with a bang.
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