Originally Posted by FireGilbert
To be fair to England though they didn't have much to play for having already clinched the Six Nations last week.
I think you are wrong about the not having much to play for part.
If you read any Pommie papers (yes I don't know why anyone would), you would see that the 19 in a row was a huge thing for them.
I think that they might have believed their own hype is closer to the mark.