In all three of the Tests, as well as the third one, where they were torn apart as they suffered a comprehensive 36-13 defeat, England has a number of opportunities to cross the line - but failed to do so.
Kurtley Beale’s costly slip at the death against the British and Irish Lions on Saturday has been replayed countless times since Australia’s 23-21 defeat in the first Test – but were his boots to blame?
The news that Jonny Wilkinson has penned a new one-year contract with Toulon will only fuel speculation that the former England fly-half could get a surprise Lions call-up - but there is no room for nostalgia on this summer's tour to Australia.
Stuart Lancaster has rightly chosen to keep Chris Robshaw as England captain for the forthcoming Six Nations campaign. Questions were raised over his position back in the autumn but the win over New Zealand proved he's the right man for the job.