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Wade has not played since suffering a foot ligament damage in November and the Wasps director of rugby has effectively ruled him out of making England's summer tour

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Haskell is seeking his 51st cap after a year out of the England squad and feels that talk of being 'over the hill' is severely premature at 29 years of age

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Chris Robshaw’s development in the Six Nations impressed Neil Back, a former England flanker

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Neil Back believes England will ultimately benefit from missing out on the Six Nations title, but warns only the Grand Slam is acceptable next year.

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Dan Carter determined to put 2011 final heartache behind him with success in England next year

Carter missed New Zealand's triumphant 2011 Rugby World Cup final through injury and says the determination to succeed next year is driving him forward

England's victorious 2003 Rugby World Cup squad

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England's Mike Brown celebrates after scoring a try during the Six Nations Rugby Union match between Italy and England at Rome's Olympic stadium (AP)

Six Nations 2014: England full-back Mike Brown named Player of the Championship

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Six Nations 2014: Stuart Hogg had his ban for late charge on Wales fly-half Dan Biggar downgraded due to Scotland full-back's 'remorse'

Hogg apologised to Biggar, his team-mates and referee Jerome Garces for the incident that saw him red carded in Scotland's 51-3 defeat to Wales last weekend

Warburton, right, dislocated his right shoulder in last weekend's Six Nations victory over Scotland

Shoulder injury puts Wales captain Sam Warburton out of South Africa tour

The Cardiff Blues flanker dislocated his right shoulder in last weekend's Six Nations victory over Scotland

Ireland players celebrate their Six Nations triumph on Saturday

Summer tours offer England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland chance to develop ahead of World Cup 2015

With the World Cup coming up next year, Chris Hewett examines if England can give the All Blacks a game, just what the Irish will do without O’Driscoll, Wales’ need to freshen up against the Springboks and the prospect of more Scottish gloom

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