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Gatland eager to kick on

25th February 2019, 13:35 by Alex Jack

Wales boss Warren Gatland says he is keen to see his team pick up where they left off as they prepare to take on Scotland on March 9.

The Welsh produced another fine second-half display to secure a 21-13 victory over England on Saturday and become the only side capable of winning the Six Nations Grand Slam this season.

With a trip to Murrayfield to come next month, Gatland is determined to see his side keep improving as they prepare to face a Scotland side looking to bounce back after a disappointing defeat against France in Paris.

"It sets us up nicely," said Gatland. "We're now the only unbeaten team in the Championship and it sets us up for a potential Grand Slam, Triple Crown, and maybe winning the Six Nations.

"We haven't got bonus points, so that is hampering us a little bit and making it a little bit of a challenge.

"The second half [against England] was as good as it gets and a lot of people out there might sit up and take a little bit of notice of that."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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