The British and Irish Lions may be taking on the All Blacks but for any red-blooded Englishman, it’s just an interesting side note to the main event which is happening today in San Juan.
The first game in a two-Test series between Argentina and England features a much-changed England lineup.
Eddie Jones, brimming after securing successive Six Nations Championships, will be looking at the character of some of his uncapped young players against a fiercely physical Pumas pack. These guys have an opportunity to put down a marker and get themselves in Jones’s thinking for next year’s Six Nations setup. To do so, only victory will do. Eddie Jones does not like defeat or excuses.
Clive Woodward and Jeremy Guscott give analysis and commentary comes from Eddie Butler and Andy Robinson.
Rugby Union: Argentina v England – Saturday at 8.00pm on BBC2.