Steve Borthwick has insisted that it’s a optimistic that his England squad has performed extra Premiership and European video games than every other Six Nations workforce.
Fatigue could also be a fear, however Borthwick’s “match-hardened” stars are stuffed with momentum going into the event.
“The gamers are match-hardened, in order that’s a terrific profit,” Borthwick mentioned. “Usually I’ll strive to take a look at the optimistic facet and I’ve a gaggle of gamers which might be match-hardened. They’re able to go.
“The opposite factor is the character of the Premiership. All the video games are counting so the leverage of all these video games is large.
“And there have been groups combating in Europe to get qualification, combating to discover a technique to win which, once more, is an actual optimistic.
“All the things we’re getting is saying all of the golf equipment are working greater than they have been 12 months in the past, in order that’s an actual optimistic.”