Soon they're going to be thrust onto the world rugby stage.
The All Blacks haven't played England in a rugby test since 2014.
The two-time Rugby World Cup winner thinks England may struggle against the All Blacks.
The Hurricanes cannonball has earned a place on the bench for the second Lions Test..
Namibian winger David Philander used to play Heartland Rugby for Poverty Bay, and now he's about to mark Julian Savea at London's Olympic stadium.
Though the hosts are expected to battle the Wallabies and Wales for the two top spots in the group, one slip-up would derail those plans.
The pressure is on the home side to come away with a resounding win in the Rugby World Cup's opener against Fiji on Saturday morning.