There are several uncapped players in England's Test squad to face New Zealand in November, but no Jonny Bairstow.
England coach Eddie Jones opted for an unusual comparison when describing what it was like coming up against Tonga in Sapporo.
England got their Rugby World Cup campaign off to a winning start, Manu Tuilagi starring with two tries as Eddie Jones' side beat Tonga.
Rugby World Cup winner Lawrence Dallaglio is confident England, under Eddie Jones' guidance, can challenge favourites New Zealand in Japan.
England have prepared a specific plan to counter the strengths of Tonga in their World Cup opener, according to Eddie Jones.
Moeen Ali, who was dropped during the Ashes and then lost his all-format central contract, is stepping away from Test cricket for a period.
Eoin Morgan's decision to stay on as England's ODI captain is crucial for the development of the team, according to Ashely Giles.
Ashley Giles has revealed Joe Root will continue as England Test captain going forward, even with their new head coach yet to be appointed.
England have decided to start Owen Farrell and George Ford in their Rugby World Cup clash with Tonga.
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