Farrell targets Autumn Nations Cup triumph after England win Six Nations

Six Nations champion – England captain Owen Farrell

ROME – England captain Owen Farrell quickly set his sights on an Autumn Nations Cup triumph just moments after his side won the Six Nations Championship on Saturday.

Farrell led England to a 34-5 win in Rome that took them to the top of the standings in northern hemisphere rugby union’s premier international competition nearly a year to the day since their World Cup final defeat by South Africa in Japan.

France and Ireland both still had a chance to be crowned champions when they faced off in Saturday’s final match of the coronavirus-delayed tournament.

But France’s 35-27 win in Paris meant England won a third Six Nations title in five seasons under Eddie Jones.

“It’s a massive achievement for us as a group to win the Six Nations in the strangest year…

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