• Reuters


England is tapping into the experience of the many members of its squad who were on the drawn British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand in 2017 to help formulate a plan to beat the All Blacks in Saturday’s World Cup semifinal.

There were 16 England players originally selected for that tour, 13 of whom are in the current World Cup squad, and coach Eddie Jones has had each of them produce a personal dossier on the things they learned from the series.

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