‘We haven’t achieved what we want to’ – Jones

Although England claimed the Six Nations title when they beat Wales at Twickenham on Saturday, head coach Eddie Jones is eyeing the Grand Slam.

In his debut tenure a head coach, Jones has ended the Red Rose's run of four successive Six Nations runner-up finishes and claimed the trophy earlier than any other contender, but the fromer Australia and Japan boss wants to complete their first Grand Slam since Martin Johnson's troops achieved the feat in 2003.

"The emotions were a bit mixed to be honest," Jones told the BBC

"It's obviously nice to win the championship, but as a team we feel like we haven't achieved what we want to achieve and that's the Grand Slam.

England have only one obstacle preventing them from adding the elusive clean sweep to their list of feats including the Six Nations trophy and the Triple Crown as they prepare to travel to Paris to face France on Saturday.

"If we prepare well, we'll do the business. We'll go to Paris confident," he added.

"France were always going to be a difficult side and they showed at times against Scotland that they can play sublime rugby. At other times it's not so sublime, so we need to make sure they don't have too many sublime moments.

"Winning the title is a fantastic achievement by the team. The squad is still very much the same one from the World Cup, so the squad has changed themselves and the real credit goes to the players."

 

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