There is still though a strong public school spine to England’s team, as there always has been – but who went to the most expensive school? You might be surprised.
*All figures are the cost to board per year.
Tom Curry (Sale Sharks): Bishop Heber High School (free)
Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby): Bryanston school (£11,882)
Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers): John Cabot Academy (free)
Jamie George (Saracens): Haileybury, Hertfordshire (£30,900)
Maro Itoje (Saracens): St George’s School, Hertfordshire (£11,175)
George Kruis (Saracens): St John’s School, Surrey (£28,125)