Six Nations: Russell eyes title after inspiring Scotland


"Off the field we try to put different situations to players and try to discuss different scenarios", the England forwards coach said.

John Barclay holds aloft the Calcutta Cup and leads the celebrations with the team after Scotland's victory over England.

It was a first win over England in 10 years, and there was a revelry and electricity inside Murrayfield not witnessed or felt in years.

Scotland run out 25-13 winners after three tries in a blistering first half saw them lead 22-6 at the break.

In contrast to Scotland's clinical touch, England's attempts to make inroads were repeatedly ended by Nigel Owens' whistle just as they were building up a head of steam.

He added: "We know when we play we can be risky".

Scotland started the Six Nations with a dismal loss in Wales but rebounded by beating France in round two.

"For the first half they weren't at the races".

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England worked deep into home territory and were rewarded by two Farrell penalties, but their whitewash was breached in the 16th minute when Jones hacked on Finn Russell's grubber and pounced when Jonathan Joseph failed to gather the ball.

On a more positive note, this was only England's second defeat in 26 matches, but it could still have huge implications for their Six Nations campaign.

England then found themselves a man down with 14 minutes left when Sam Underhill was sin-binned for an illegal shoulder charge on opposing replacement Jamie Bhatti.

62 - The number of players who have played since Simon Danielli's last home try in 2004.

His other try might end up being the best of the tournament, breaking through a tackle just inside England's half and running 50 meters before bursting through two defenders to score.

Jones crossed twice and Sean Maitland also went over as the Scots surged into a 22-6 lead at halftime and never looked back.

The last round of fixtures sees England host Ireland at Twickenham in what many see as a potential championship and Grand Slam decider.

Nonetheless, both sides went in at the same time, and a flashpoint erupted, with Owen Farrell and John Barclay reportedly involved.