Goode, Cole, Wood and Launchbury can go the distance but, for all the academies, the jury is out on the rest
Danny Cipriani hopes a good season with Sale on his return to the Aviva Premiership will earn him a spot in the English Test side.
Danny Cipriani wept when he informed his Super 15 clubmates in Melbourne that he would be leaving town ahead of schedule and returning to England to start preparing for the resurrection of his international career.
Determined Cumbrian was seen as an outsider for job but he has long been developing his teaching credentials
Scotland 6 England 13
After the global jamboree of a World Cup in New Zealand it's time to plunge back into the glorious chaos of European competition, says Chris Hewett
Full-time England coach set to be named before Six Nations ends
Scrum coach is losing sleep over Murrayfield clash but he's excited by the new charges in his pack
The Way I See It: As we enter one of Britain's most eagerly awaited sporting years we should discount the things which definitely won't happen
Leicester Tigers 23 Clermont Auvergne 19: French bonus point leaves Leicester needing to win in Belfast next time out
English rugby is divided into two camps: those who consider Jonny Wilkinson to be the best player ever to pull on the white jersey – pretty much the only player worth watching, in fact – and those more realistic souls who decided long ago that the outside-half was not quite the genius his many thousands of supporters made him out to be. There is no disputing this much, however: no individual ever gave more of himself to, or prepared more thoroughly for, life in the international arena.
England's new interim head coach Stuart Lancaster admitted his first job will be to "get the culture right" in the wake of the World Cup fiasco.
By Chris Hewett
Northampton 30 Saracens 8
He may have more job titles than friends but Rob Andrew was not at fault for the World Cup shambles
Lewis Moody today admitted he made mistakes as England captain during the World Cup but insisted he never put commercial gain before his rugby.