Robshaw praised as England clinch Six Nations

Date published: March 13 2016

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Eddie Jones described winning the Six Nations title as "a fantastic achievement" but insists England's eye is on the Grand Slam.

The new Six Nations champions will travel to Paris next Saturday looking to win their first Grand Slam since 2003.

Wins away to Scotland and Italy have been followed by victories over Ireland and Wales at Twickenham, setting England up to end their barren run without a Grand Slam title if they can defeat France next weekend.

Speaking after the final whistle blew at Murrayfield to confirm Scotland's win over les Bleus, guaranteeing England the title, Jones in particular praised former captain Chris Robshaw for his efforts in the tournament.

"Obviously it's nice to win the championship but as a team we feel we haven't achieved what we want to achieve yet and that's the Grand Slam," Jones said.

"It's a fantastic achievement by the team. The squad is very much the same as the World Cup so it's transformed itself. 

"Player of the tournament? Chris Robshaw, the work he's done on and off the field. He's been colossal for us.

"We have tried to get the players to be more responsible, get a style that suits the players we've got and ensure they enjoy it.

"We'll go to Paris confident. We'll have our normal squad meeting tonight then maybe go down the bar and have a couple of beers."

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