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The records which await England

England's 17-match winning run has already rewritten the record books, but Eddie Jones' men could break or equal several further landmarks this weekend.

Ahead of the RBS 6 Nations clash with Scotland at Twickenham, Press Association Sport looks at the records on the line.

LONGEST WINNING RUN (TIER ONE COUNTRIES)

Victory would be England's 18th in succession, matching New Zealand for the longest such run among the game's elite.

The All Blacks set the mark between August 2015 and October 2016, along the way winning both the 2015 World Cup and the 2016 Rugby Championship, before losing to Ireland in Chicago.

England's momentum is uninterrupted since October 2015's win over Uruguay. Beating Scotland would equal the record, and then adding another win in Ireland next week would secure a new mark alongside a Grand Slam.

That would leave only tier-two nation Cyprus ahead of them in the all-time charts. The Mediterranean side won 24 games in a row from November 2008's win over Azerbaijan to November 2014 against Andorra.

LONGEST WINNING RUN IN SIX NATIONS HISTORY

England have already equalled their own record 10-game winning run in the Six Nations or its predecessors - three this season, last year's Grand Slam and wins over Scotland and France to round out the 2015 campaign.

They have hit double figures twice before, but the mark had remained unmatched by any country for more than 90 years prior to England beating Italy on February 26.

It has stood since the very start of the Home Nations Championship, and England's first 10 games from 1882 to 1886, while they equalled it with another 10-game run between 1922 and 1925.

ENGLAND'S RECORD HOME WINNING RUN IN THE SIX NATIONS

A potential 14th straight Twickenham success in the tournament would match the mark set between February 1998, against Wales, and March 2003, against Scotland. The current run stretches back to England's win over Ireland on St Patrick's Day in 2012.

There have been two 15-game home winning runs in the championship, by Wales between 1975 and 1982 and France from 1982 to 1989, and only one longer sequence - Wales winning their first 21 home games of the 20th century, a run which was finally ended in January 1913 by England.

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