We look at the five players most eager to impress their coaches when Ireland play Wales in Dublin on Saturday.
Brad Barritt believes England head coach Stuart Lancaster has "made a statement" with his World Cup squad selection.
Wales flanker Dan Lydiate believes that Saturday's Dublin appointment with reigning Six Nations champions Ireland is "brilliant preparation" for the World Cup.
Ben Morgan confident he can do the job for England despite only playing 40 minutes in the warm-ups.
Sam Burgess has been named in England's 31-man World Cup squad but there is no place for Danny Cipriani.
Scotland's Sean Lamont is refusing to contemplate reaching his century of caps at the World Cup - in case he doesn't make it.
George North returns to the international stage on Saturday with Wales coach Warren Gatland insisting the winger must keep improving.
Dewi Morris says England have revealed their game plan by selecting Sam Burgess in their World Cup squad.
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