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Farrell keen for more international time

Andy Farrell is hungry for another taste of international coaching after helping transform England's fortunes during the RBS 6 Nations championship.

Farrell was seconded from his role as Saracens head coach to join Stuart Lancaster's interim England management team for the duration of the championship. England tackle Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday in their final fixture having won three out of four games and Farrell has played a key role in transforming the fortunes of the national team.

"The first thought of being asked to do the job was that I wanted to do it to get back into the England set-up and come away with some good memories," Farrell said. "Everybody has enjoyed it and everybody would like a piece of this experience and we will all take massive memories away from what's been a fantastic time together."

He added: "What goes on in the future will sort itself out."

Lancaster has applied for the full-time job of leading England into the 2015 World Cup on home soil and, if successful, he would want to keep his management team in place.

Farrell's ambition is to coach England at a Rugby World Cup - but he still has two years remaining on his contract with Saracens.

He added: "I think as a coach the World Cup is what you would always aspire to, to be involved in an England side in a World Cup.

"When that time is, who knows? That could be way further down the track.

"I enjoy my job at Saracens and I'm contracted to them for the next two years. We go home on Sunday and I'm looking forward to going back to work with Saracens on Monday."

Saracens have already indicated they would not be prepared to loan Farrell back to England again and Twickenham regulations prevent a permanent job share.

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