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England v France in numbers

England will start their RBS 6 Nations title defence by hosting France at Twickenham on Saturday, February 4.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at some key numbers in England's tournament history.

13 - England's total haul of Grand Slams, with the reigning champions completing the clean sweep in 2016.

27 - The number of total outright tournament wins by England, who have also shared the trophy 10 times.

546 - Jonny Wilkinson's tournament points haul as England's record points scorer. Ireland's Ronan O'Gara retains the overall record of 557.

18 - England's record number of tournament tries, shared by Cyril Lowe and Rory Underwood. Ireland's Brian O'Driscoll holds the overall record of 26.

82,319 - England's highest home attendance in the competition. Murrayfield hosted 104,000 spectators in the tournament's record crowd for the 1975 clash between Scotland and Wales.

25 - England's number of Triple Crown wins, the accolade awarded for victories over Ireland, Scotland and Wales in the same season. England have also received the Wooden Spoon for finishing last on 25 occasions.

54.43 - England's all-time tournament win percentage, leaving them top of the pile, with Wales second with 53.14 per cent and France third with 51.37 per cent.

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