Mike Brown believes he is yet to hit his peak and can still number among the game’s premier full-backs at World Cup 2019.
The 30-year-old full-back will aim to drive Harlequins into a second European Challenge Cup final in five years on Friday night, when Conor O’Shea’s men face Grenoble at the Stoop.
Quins boss O’Shea will leave Twickenham for Italy’s head coaching post this summer, with his charges keen to cap the rugby director’s west London tenure with European silverware.
Brown faces continued pressure from Saracens’ Alex Goode for his England shirt, but still reckons he can continue to thrive in the Test arena – right up to the next World Cup in Japan.
Brown told Press Association Sport: