Wales boss Warren Gatland hailed players who “will run through a brick wall for you” after they demolished Ireland 25-7 to be crowned Six Nations Grand Slam champions.
England collapsed in spectacular fashion but Scotland were still unable to register their first victory at Twickenham since 1983 as the Guinness Six Nations climaxed in a remarkable 38-38 draw.
Messages of congratulations began to pour in as Wales completed the Six Nations Grand Slam with a 25-7 victory over Ireland in Cardiff.
Warren Gatland became the first coach to win three Six Nations Grand Slams after Wales finished the job by beating Ireland 25-7 on Saturday.
Joe Schmidt has insisted Ireland will be at their best for this year’s Rugby World Cup after his men were comprehensively beaten by Grand Slam winners Wales.
Wales were crowned Six Nations Grand Slam champions as they demolished Ireland 25-7 in Cardiff to claim European rugby’s glittering double prize.
Wales defeated Ireland 25-7 in Cardiff to win the Six Nations title and clinch the Grand Slam.
Wales centre Jonathan Davies says it would be “perfect timing” for his Grand Slam-chasing side to produce a complete performance on Saturday.
Alun Wyn Jones says it would be good to send Warren Gatland out of the Six Nations arena exactly how he entered it with Wales – as a Grand Slam winner.
Wales will win the Guinness Six Nations title and clinch a first Grand Slam for seven years if they beat Ireland in Cardiff on Saturday.
England remain in title contention as they wrap up their 2019 Guinness Six Nations campaign against Scotland at Twickenham on Saturday.