Preview: England v Samoa

Date published: November 21 2014

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After a week ahead of this Test based around selection calls and off-field revolution, England and Samoa will actually play some rugby.

After a week ahead of this Test based around selection calls and off-field revolution, England and Samoa will actually play some rugby.

England might be left scratching their heads over what to do with their backline, but at least the RFU doesn’t treat them with the greatest level of disrespect.

If any one of the Tier One nations were going through what Samoa’s players have put up with over the last ten days, there would be revolution.

Action still should and can be taken, but as Dan Leo warned on Thursday, time is running out for an impact to be made this month with Samoa’s squad about to disband and the SRU failing to contact their players.

Let’s quickly set out the horrifying gulf between Samoa’s players and England’s.

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