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.
History will prove this England victory to be more impressive than it felt at the time.
My word, Samoa are a better team than Australia, it seems.
England's recent surge of self-belief can be measured in two ways.
It is legitimate to argue that Samoa, per capita of its 179,000 population, produces more talented rugby players than any other country on earth.
Samoa have named an unchanged side to face England at Twickenham on Saturday, after pushing Ireland close in Dublin last weekend.
Back home in Burgersdorp it is fair to say there is great excitement about the prospect of Hendre Fourie making his first Test start for England against Samoa this Saturday.
Martin Johnson is set to change a winning team tomorrow and offer some of his fringe squad members the chance to impress against Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday.