When you pass your 30th birthday, as a professional rugby player it marks the twilight of your career especially on the international stage.
Nick Easter is 36 years old and is as fit as a fiddle. Easter has always been an intelligent rugby player added to that he has a wealth of experience. A man that has been there before yet he is showing a great hunger for a Test call up.
Ben Morgan who played so well in the Autumn has broken his leg and won’t be available for the start of the 6 Nations. Morgan demonstrated that it’s more beneficial to the team to have an all-round game and possess an overall understanding of the game than just being a fantastic ball carrier.