The last time England slumped to 5th place in the Six Nations, they bounced back a little over a year later to beat the All Blacks before succumbing to South Africa in the World Cup final. The world will not be in any hurry to write off the men in white.
To England the Autumn Nations Cup and the glory...well, hardly glory. There is no point putting our collective English heads in the sand. It wasn't pretty. Nor impressive. The only team bar England anywhere near the top of the world game at the moment is France...
The last three games of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations tournament were played last Saturday, with a nail-biting end to what has been an unusual Guinness Six Nations.
If you didn’t already know, England came out victorious, winning the Championship for the first time since 2017. It really did go down to the wire, with the tournament resting on two of the final three games.
The Autumns Cup will be a unique eight-team competition involving the Six Nations countries, as well as Georgia and Fiji in two pools of four. But who are the Georgian Rugby Team and what makes them real contenders in The Nations Cup?