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The Breakdown: a statistical look at round two of the Six Nations

10 February 2018, 09:49 | Randolph Howard

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England are unbeaten in the Six Nations at Twickenham since 2012, and another win should be expected, but it may be closer than some might imagine.

But each game is a learning curve.

After the worst rugby days, usually following a defeat by England, Martyn Williams would not leave his house for 48 hours.

We've got laptops in our team room.

The great thing about playing away in Italy or France is that they have great functions afterwards with lots of incredible food and facilities. "I will have a chat with Uncle Eddie after the game". It was the size of a TV screen - a metre by a metre-and-a-half - and it had the Italy and England badges in the middle and tasted absolutely awesome. As soon as he's here, we'll let you know exactly what he has to say. "We're inside the tent and we need to deal with what goes on inside the white lines".

"England, when you look at the likes of [Joe] Launchbury and [Maro] Itoje, [Chris] Robshaw, [Courtney] Lawes; we've got a lot of players who will certainly compete heavily and not give Wales as much time and space on the ball".

Across the park, regional partnerships and combinations are being transferred onto the worldwide stage and trusted to flourish in the Test arena, with Alun Wyn Jones providing the leadership from the engine room.

We take a look at the three key areas where the game will be won and lost in TW2 this weekend. Predominantly though our focus is on the next game.

"If the crowd see our energy they will feed off the way we're playing and we'll have a good time".

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"I'm very grateful that Eddie has flagged that up with World Rugby". It was so amusing - we were saying 'how do you not know who Peter Andre is?!'. Warren Gatland opted to start with ten Scarlets players and his faith was repaid with all the points scored by them including two tries from full-back Leigh Halfpenny (pictured below).

Wales will field an unchanged team against England in the Six Nations at Twickenham on Saturday after kicking off their campaign with a convincing home win over Scotland.

"I'd like to think I'm a natural footballer in the front five", said Hill, who passed the return to play protocols after being forced off with a head injury approaching the hour against the Scots.

Click play on the video above to watch Alun Wyn Jones' response to Eddie Jones' comments regarding him.

Julie-Ann Haines, chief customer officer at Principality Building Society, said: "Wales is a nation of proud rugby supporters and we know many family bonds are founded on a shared passion for the sport, which is evident in the Willington family".

Eddie Jones took his namesake to task by accusing him of failing to "respect the integrity of the referee" in Wales' opening game against Scotland.

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Scotland, like England, like to attack from lineouts, but Wales disrupted their possession to reduce them to one move of note, which Scott Williams snuffed out.



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