It might be stretching it a bit to say that this was a slam won in the grand manner, because in truth the second half was a laboured affair, with England rarely required to do much more than stop a France team that was growing wearier with every throw into the lineout.
Eddie Jones has urged England’s players to seize their grand slam opportunity in Paris on Saturday as he looks to turn them into “the strongest team in the world” by 2019.
Eddie Jones says his England team remain hungry for a first grand slam in 13 years despite having already clinched this year’s RBS Six Nations title with a week to spare.
Precisely what Eddie Jones does or not does not say is generally less important than the key messages he is trying to impart.
In many ways England are back where it all started. Looming on Saturday week is a huge game against Wales at Twickenham, a fixture laden with faint apprehension and rich possibility.
The Six Nations injury crisis continues.
Eddie Jones has challenged his England team to show no mercy when they collide with Italy in Rome on Sunday.
The sheer scale of the Six Nations, says Eddie Jones, is just beginning to dawn on him.
Eddie Jones loves an analogy and, with the Calcutta Cup looming on Saturday, his recipe for Scottish beef is already in the oven. “It’s like a slow cooker, mate.
The New York Jets have made an unexpected signing- and we are not talking about Tim Tebow. Ben Coles tells the story of how Hayden Smith convinced the Jets to sign him after deciding to switch sports.
The former England international discusses the need for top talent to better itself abroad and picking the best players for each position with HITC Sport.
The pool draw for the 2015 Rugby World Cup will be conducted in the Tate Modern this afternoon, an appropriate venue in which to contemplate England's startling weekend masterpiece.
Eddie Jones has accused several leading Australian rugby pundits of disrespecting his squad and England’s head coach is predicting more dirty tricks in the lead-up to the second Test against the Wallabies, 1-0 down in the best-of-three series, in Melbourne on Saturday.
Old-fashioned, Crazy Gang-era Wimbledon used to force their opponents to take cold showers and subject them to obnoxious music.
The former England international says he would be disappointed to see Slammin' Sam give up on his rugby union adventure.
With there less than a year to go before the World Cup, 2003 winner Neil Back fears England have too many selection issues to address.
Eddie Jones has challenged his record-breaking England team to complete a 3-0 whitewash of Australia following their series-clinching 23-7 victory in the second Test in Melbourne.
Back at the start of the month, South Africa’s head coach, Allister Coetzee, was asked about the “aura” of his side.
Imagine if this had been the opening game of a World Cup, rather than the first weekend of the 2016 autumn series. A year ago England were hopeful but slightly uncertain of their best way forward.
Aside from the first pictures of Donald Trump inside the White House there was no disputing the week’s most terrifying image.