England crowned Six Nations 2017 champions after demolition of Scotland

first_imgSunday Mar 12, 2017 England crowned Six Nations 2017 champions after demolition of Scotland England are officially Six Nations champions with one round to spare thanks to a convincing display against a disappointing Scotland side on Saturday. The 61-21 rout confirms their standing as the best team in the tournament, as they now look towards a Grand Slam.Jonathan Joseph scored a hat-trick of tries as England retained their title, also equalling New Zealand’s record of 18 successive wins by a tier one nation.Their seven tries blew away a Scotland side who had arrived in London bidding for the Triple Crown and with hopes of a first Twickenham victory since 1983. England’s points tally was also the most either side had managed in the 135-match history of rugby union’s oldest fixture and saw them equal their record 40-point margin of victory against the Scots set in a 43-3 success in 2001.England had not led at half-time in any of their previous matches this Six Nations but were all but out of sight at 30-7 ahead at the break“We’re not beating our chest saying we’re the No.1 team in the world, but we aspire to be the No.1 team in the world,” said Australian coach Eddie Jones, who has not lost a match in charge of England since taking over in November 2015.England must now beat Ireland to not only get the Grand Slam, but break that world record of successive wins, a feat that the All Blacks will be none too pleased with. Ireland though, will have other ideas.“Ireland, psychologically, are in a strong position. They’re beaten, they’re out of the tournament and they love spoiling parties and the party they most like to spoil is the England party. That’s an enormous amount of psychological advantage,” said Jones.*Video below now updated with official extended highlightsADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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