England struggle to contain Dan Carter in the defeat at Twickenham in 2003; we won the second half but we were already 14-0 by half-time and we needed to have spent more time together

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England vs New Zealand: After the Taliban, tackling All Blacks will be no problem for Semesa Rokoduguni

Rokoduguni well-drilled for Test debut after being fast-tracked by England

Semesa Rokoduguni will start for England

England vs New Zealand: Stuart Lancaster backs fledgling side to cope with All Blacks’ flair and fire

England are miles behind when it comes to the numbers with a total of 359 caps

Aaron Cruden was dropped after missing a flight for a game following a night on the tiles

The return of bad-boy Cruden and big Sonny - that’s some experiment

Sonny Bill Williams is set to play his first union Test for two years after competing in  Rugby League

Semesa Rokoduguni will start for England against New Zealand

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Fijian-born soldier Rokoduguni to start against the All Blacks

Sean McMahon got himself on the scoresheet at Twickenham

Wales vs Australia: New Wallabies coach Michael Cheika makes two changes to side as flanker Sean McMahon given first Test start

Ben McCalman comes in at No 8 with Scott Fardy and Scott Higginbotham ruled out through injury

Sonny Bill Williams returns to Twickenham with the All Blacks

England vs New Zealand: Dan Carter misses out on squad but Sonny Bill Williams returns at Twickenham

Williams made his international rugby union comeback last week in the crushing 74-6 victory over the United States

Jonny Wilkinson says farewell to Toulon

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Jonny Wilkinson, Shane Williams, Bill McLaren and the 1978 Munster side are already immortals of the game, but Guinness have created four short films to be screened during the upcoming Test series’

Semesa Rokoduguni (pictured) is joined by Bath team-mate Anthony Watson in the England squad

England vs New Zealand: Semesa Rokoduguni's rise confirmed with start against All Blacks

Goode's omission will not please those who yearn for creativity

The Welsh squad train at the Millennium Stadium

Wales vs Australia: Warren Gatland puts Wales squad through hell to earn Wallaby win

Gatland’s men have somehow managed to master the art of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory

According to the All Blacks coach, Steve Hansen, Julian Savea (pictured in London on Tuesday) is better than Jonah Lomu

Julian Savea: My idol Jonah Lomu will always be better than me

England and New Zealand have not met each other in the World Cup knockout stages since a certain Jonah Lomu terrorised them

Nick Cummins has left the door open to playing in the Rugby World Cup next year

'The Honey Badger' Nick Cummins keeps 2015 Rugby World Cup hopes alive

Popular Australian winger Nick 'Honey badger' Cummins is still hoping for a shot at playing in the World Cup next year after scoring a try against the Wallabies for the Barbarians at the weekend.

Sonny Bill Williams scored two tries for New Zealand, but ended the match early with a hip injury

All Blacks hand Eagles' Premier stars a mauling

United States 6 New Zealand 74

Heinrich Brussow is up-ended as the Australian defence attempts to stamp its authority on the game

Barbarians vs Australia match report: Wallabies get Michael Cheika era off to a thrilling and winning start at Twickenham

Barbarians 36 Australia 40: Tries from Sam Carter, Benn Robinson, Tevita Kuridrani, Rob Horne, Bernard Foley and Sean McMahon saw Australia edge home

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