The first name on England's team sheet nowadays is Dan Cole.
Wales have reacted to the indignity of losing to Argentina by changing more than half the side for Friday's night visit of Samoa to the Millennium Stadium.
England will definitely be changing their kit for Saturday's big game against Australia but precisely who will fill their new regal purple shirts remains unclear.
By the end of the week, possibly sooner, the finer details of this one-horse contest will have been forgotten.
November has dawned, always a month of reckoning for the four home unions.
The Harlequins' flanker Chris Robshaw will captain England in this autumn's Tests but injuries are complicating Stuart Lancaster's team selection for Saturday week's opening game against Fiji.