England had a quiet night of celebrations following their Six Nations triumph – but it didn’t stop them having a great time.
A bonus-point 34-5 victory over Italy combined with France’s win over Ireland in Paris meant England won the title on points difference.
With bars shutting at 6pm and a midnight curfew in place in the Italian capital, the players could only enjoy a celebratory drink in each others’ company.
According to reports, most of the players,following some drinking games, and jagerbombs, had departed by 12pm.
Reported;t, the last two men standing were reportedly props Ellis Genge and Kyle Sinckler, who paid to keep the barman on for an extra half hour.
They then flew back to England this morning for their trophy presentation.
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It’s a record 29th title for England, two more than their nearest rivals Wales, and Eddie Jones’ third title in five years since taking charge.
Captain Owen Farrell said: “It feels like we’re just getting started. Obviously there were four new caps today, Ben got his 100th cap and Jamie his 50th and we feel like we’ve got a brilliant blend of youth and experience to drive us forward.
“We all love being here, we all love being in camp. We all love working hard to improve and hopefully you see that when we get out there on the field.”
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