Eddie Jones will be entitled to feeling a degree of vindication after the Lions series.
The youngest player in the British and Irish Lions squad could become the game's biggest star.
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has handed captain Sam Warburton a start in one of three changes to the side beaten 30-15 last weekend for Saturday's second test against New Zealand.
The All Blacks are hell-bent on committing cynical and illegal fouls to stop the Lions, according to former England and Ireland internationals.
HAMILTON: British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland is tipping plenty of lively debate in Wednesday's Test selection meeting after his supposed second-string troops outclassed the Chiefs 34-6 in Hamilton.
Peter O'Mahony, the Ireland flanker, has emerged as the leading contender to captain the British and Irish Lions in the opening Test match against the All Blacks on -Saturday. His leadership skills were endorsed yesterday by assistant coach Andy Farrell.
First Billy Vunipola and now possibly Owen Farrell: the two players who the Lions could ill afford to lose if they are to take the game to the All Blacks in the Test series that begins in eight days at Eden Park.
England are hoping a 53-year friendship can help them get back to winning ways against Argentina.
England head coach Eddie Jones is pitting his squad against each other in a series of challenges ranging from quizzes to a gym-based "Mantathlon" in preparation for the two-Test series against Argentina.
Eddie Jones has dismissed all notions of being daunted by yet another World Cup 'pool of death' and instead insisted that he relished the fact that England had again been drawn in the toughest of all groups.
England rugby coach takes a dig at All Blacks' injury toll.
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has sent a clear message with his announcement of an extended squad of 41 to tour New Zealand in June and July: he is fully prepared to sacrifice tour defeats for the greater cause of winning the test series against the All Blacks.
Te'o says his selection ranks alongside winning State of Origin with Queensland and South Sydney's drought-breaking NRL premiership success.
At least five high-profile members of England's Six Nations Championship-winning side are to miss out on selection for the British and Irish Lions squad for the tour of New Zealand, The Daily Telegraph can reveal.
The Rugby Football Union may have confirmed that Denny Solomona has this week become the latest player to qualify for England on the three-year residency rule - but behind the scenes the governing body's support for the campaign to extend the qualifying period to five years appears to have been successful.
Wallabies back Luke Morahan will leave Western Force to join English rugby strugglers Bristol at the end of the Super Rugby season.
Eddie Jones has urged England to embrace their inner Sir Edmund Hillary as they contemplate scaling a significant peak in Dublin on Saturday, back-to-back Grand Slams that would be the Everest of their expectations.
England reportedly want to play the All Blacks in November and a revenue-sharing move could earn New Zealand Rugby more than $5 million for the London showdown.
All of New Zealand should be cheering on England on Saturday in Dublin as they look to eclipse the All Blacks' winning streak of 18 consecutive victories.
England's second successive Six Nations title was secured after a 61-21 thrashing of Scotland and coach Eddie Jones said there would be "a few quiet beers" to celebrate before attention quickly turns to next week's grand slam trip to Dublin.