In recent Rugby World Cups, there have been teams as well as players who have made a name for themselves in the competition and with less than 100 days to go until Japan, Angus Williams takes a look at who could shine this year.
The last World Cup in 2015 was one of the darkest times in England's recent history, but this September, they head to Japan with cautious optimism after an encouraging Autumn. Joe Harvey selects his starting XV for this year's tournament....
A famous hot spa resort is offering an online map showing "onsen" spots such as spa, beach, gym and hundreds of facilities opening the doors to visitors who have tattoos ahead of next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.
During the build up to England's third Autumn international, the main stream media have reported that a full strength England team will be selected with a view to powering Japan out of the game. After all a win is the most important outcome; or is it