England coach, Eddie Jones is expecting England players and coaches to play a huge part in the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand in 2017.
Lions head coach Warren Gatland has already praised England’s achievements and says he will draw inspiration from their 3-0 whitewash of Australia in the summer.
Warren Gatland says England success is big plus for British and Irish Lions
It has been a heady six months for England and Jones, who took over after their untimely World Cup exit in 2015.
He has coached them to their first Grand Slam since 2003 and their series win Down Under moved them to No 2 in the world rankings.