Matt Williams: England beast is driven by a hunger for rugby’s ultimate prize

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 England head coach Eddie Jones watches his players warm up before the Six Nations match between England and France in Twickenham on Saturday March 13th. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

England head coach Eddie Jones watches his players warm up before the Six Nations match between England and France in Twickenham on Saturday March 13th. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

On Saturday, Ireland once again do battle with the beast.

This particular beast is highly dangerous, powerful, skilled, motivated, intelligent and can fight in several modes. It wears a white shirt with a red rose on its chest and rides a low-swinging chariot.

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