You only have to look back a year and see that England went back-to-back in the championship (in 2016 and 2017) and then ended up fifth.
From there it was all about the boot of Anscombe, the fly-half converting three penalties before the break to send the hosts in 16-0 up at the interval.
Wales have now claimed four Grand Slams in 15 seasons - 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2019 - and they will head to the World Cup six months from now as major title contenders. "At the end of the day, the pitch and conditions are the same for both teams". So they've said to the Six Nations directly, "can it be closed?"' He's stepping down after the Rugby World Cup later this year, when he hopes to collect the biggest trophy yet.
After the restart, Ireland's discipline continued to fail them and Anscombe continued to make them pay, the methodical stand-off going 100% off the tee and kicking the Welsh into an unassailable 25-0 lead.
"We're trying to build those two guys forward".
"If every time that isn't going well and you take them off then I don't think you're growing them back to where they need to be".
Warren Gatland became the first coach to win three Six Nations Grand Slams. AFP Paul ELLIS
Warren Gatland became the first coach to win three Six Nations Grand Slams.
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