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Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones says efforts on and off the pitch contributed to Six Nations title win; Wales’ sixth title since 2000 confirmed on Friday following Scotland’s victory over France; Jones: “To have the ability to come via it like we’ve got simply makes me proud”

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Alun Wyn Jones and Wales rejoice their Six Nations title with the trophy raise

Alun Wyn Jones expressed his satisfaction at Wales’ Six Nations triumph and praised the aspect’s on and off-field self-discipline all through the marketing campaign.

Wales had an uncommon watching temporary on Friday evening, the place their Six Nations crown was confirmed by advantage of Scotland’s 27-23 victory over France.

Jones and Wales suffered heartbreak last week at the hands of France only to end up winning the Six Nations title

Jones and Wales suffered heartbreak final week by the hands of France solely to finish up successful the Six Nations title

Jones believes the satisfaction of one other championship, the nation’s sixth title since 2000, is simply rewards for the workforce’s efforts.

“I believe the largest one is I’m simply actually happy with the perspective on-field but additionally the self-discipline off-field,” the Wales captain mentioned.

“Clearly we’ve got had our blips like most environments have, however to have the ability to come via it like we’ve got simply makes me proud, as a result of that has enabled us to hold on and crack on and carry out and prepare like we’ve got.”

Wales have been denied the chance to rejoice in individual with their followers owing to ongoing coronavirus restrictions, nor have been they capable of raise the trophy within the typical stadium setting.

Jones, who described the Six Nations finale and the very fact Wales weren’t accountable for the end result as an “oddity”, did concede it was a disgrace the followers couldn’t rejoice with the gamers.

Nevertheless, regardless of the trophy raise happening on the workforce’s coaching floor, the 35-year-old believes it’s relatively becoming that it happened at a facility the place a lot of their time and power was invested.

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Wayne Pivac says Six Nations champions Wales can mirror on their marketing campaign with nice satisfaction after final week’s preliminary disappointment at arising quick of their Grand Slam quest

Wayne Pivac says Six Nations champions Wales can mirror on their marketing campaign with nice satisfaction after final week’s preliminary disappointment at arising quick of their Grand Slam quest

“The final 12 months has been very totally different, not solely within the sporting world, however in every single place,” he added.

“I do know we maintain speaking about that, however I believe it has been very totally different in some ways and an extended week actually in not getting ready for a sport that has a bearing on the place you end. It has been an oddity and an odd one.

“In a method it is rather particular as a result of that is the place we spend quite a lot of our time anyway.

“To have the chance to do it right here is absolutely particular however clearly not to have the ability to share it with the followers is disappointing.

“Hopefully there shall be alternatives for the followers to get pleasure from and have their time with the trophy additional down the road.”



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