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Rob Howley on Wales v England 6 Nations victory: 'The best day of my coaching life'

Wales hold the RBS 6 Nations trophy aloft as they celebrate winning on home turf Photo: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Wales Interim Coach Rob Howley has described Wales' 30 - 3 historic 6 Nations win against England as 'the best day of his coaching life'.

The victory saw Wales not only clinch the RBS 6 Nations title on home turf, but deprive their opponents of a Grand Slam too.

I'm just really proud to be a Welshman this evening. The intensity of that match was probably up there with the best intensity the players have had this season, probably is the best. We won with a commanding performance in attack and defence.

– Rob Howley, Wales Interim Coach

Meanwhile Wales captain Gethin Jenkins expressed his disappointment at having to miss the last 20 minutes of the game, but described lifting the 6 Nations trophy in front of a roaring home crowd as 'the best experience I've ever had'.

For Wales it was a remarkable turnaround after losing their first match against Ireland.

Two tries from Wales wing Alex Cuthbert were the highlight of a performance which was the biggest-ever Welsh margin over England - surpassing the 25-0 victory in 1905.

Alex Cuthbert goes over for his second try of the match Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Leigh Halfpenny kicked four penalties while fly-half Dan Biggar added a penalty, a drop goal and a conversion - with England's reply a solitary kick from Owen Farrell.

Leigh Halfpenny kicked four penalties to help Wales to a historic win over England Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Wales fans dressed as miners cheer the side on from the stands Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

For fans leaving the Millennium Stadium, not even the lashing rain could dampen their spirits.

Following the match, proud celebrities took to Twitter to hail the team's performance.

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