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Twitter reaction to England's Six Nations triumph

England have been crowned 2016 RBS 6 Nations champions after Saturday's 25-21 victory over Wales was followed on Sunday by France's 29-18 defeat to Scotland.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at how Twitter reacted to the Red Rose's first title since 2011.

"Really massive congrats to @EnglandRugby 4/4 and championship win is a serious turnaround from RWC shambles - Eddie Jones 10/10 brilliant" - England's 2003 World Cup-winning coach Sir Clive Woodward.

"Brilliant @Scotlandteam - well done on a great win! #AsOne #RBS6Nations. And congrats to @EnglandRugby on winning #RBS6Nations - we were happy to be of assistance" - First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon.

"A fab 4 years ahead for @EnglandRugby plenty of silverware already and only just the beginning. #rollon2019 Well done boys... #RBS6Nations" - former England scrum-half Matt Dawson.

"Congratulations 6N's Champions @EnglandRugby No mercy next week #GrandSlam" - former England flanker Neil Back.

"Big congrats to @EnglandRugby on winning this!! Another great opportunity lies ahead next week. #GrandSlam" - former England wing Jason Robinson.

"Congratulations to @DylanHartley and the @EnglandRugby boys on winning the six nations! One more to go to finish it all off! #grandslam" - former England back Ben Foden.

"Congratulations to Dylan Hartley and his squad on winning the 6 Nations Championship. Go and take the Slam." - former England hooker Brian Moore.


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