Wales celebrates Six Nations win

Wales is celebrating after they beat England 30-3 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff to win the Six Nations title.

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First Minister: Wales did 'the whole country proud'

Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones said the squad had "done the whole country proud yet again" after their 30-3 triumph over England.

Mr Jones said he would like to "heartily congratulate" the whole team and the coaching staff on winning the Six Nations Championship.

Welsh players Leigh Halfpenny (left), Gethin Jenkins (centre) and Alex Cuthbert (right) celebrate after lifting the trophy.
Welsh players Leigh Halfpenny (L), Gethin Jenkins (C) and Alex Cuthbert (R) celebrate after lifting the trophy. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire/Press Association Images

"The team deserves a huge pat on the back on their performance - they did what they had to do to defend their title and keep the Six Nations trophy here in Wales", the first minister said.

"I'm sure I speak for Welsh people everywhere when I say - well done boys, you've done the whole country proud yet again", he added.

Politicians toast Welsh rugby triumph at Six Nations

The Prime Minister, leader of Plaid Cymru and Welsh Liberal Democrat leader have praised the Welsh rugby team after they retained the RBS Six Nations title with a win against England.

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Congratulations to the Welsh on winning the #6nations. A fantastic effort.

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Sportsmen congratulate Wales on Six Nations win

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Congratualtion to Wales; a dominant performance that was well planned and executed. Impressive in thought and deed and hugely physical.

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