- England coach Eddie Jones said he took "full responsibility" for a 13-9 defeat by Ireland in Dublin that stopped his Six Nations champions from rewriting the record books. Had England triumphed at a rainswept Lansdowne Road, they would have set a new record of 19 successive Test wins by a leading rugby union nation and become the first team in the Six Nations era to complete back-to-back Grand Slams. It was England's first defeat in 18 Tests under Jones and the Australian said: "I didn’t prepare the team well. I am like everyone else and I make mistakes. We’re all human beings and we’re not perfect and that’s why world records finish at 18 or 17 games."