England head coach Eddie Jones believes his side will come up against the toughest of opponents when they meet Wales in the third round of the Guinness Six Nations on 23 February.
Following a successive bonus-point victory in the tournament, Jones says his side will have to be at their best to down Warren Gatland’s men – heaping huge praise on Wales.
But he says his side are relishing the challenge awaiting them at the Principality Stadium.
“We are playing the greatest Welsh side ever so we need to be at our absolute best,” said Jones.
“Preparation starts on Wednesday, you know when you play against a Warren Gatland side, who has been at the top of the tree in European rugby for the past 15 years through club, country and the Lions, that you will be up against a tough physical team that contest hard at the breakdown and we’ll have to earn every point.“We are looking forward to going down there…it should be fun”
“We are looking forward to going down there…it should be fun.”
England defeated France 44-8 at Twickenham Stadium as they followed up last weekend’s superb victory over Ireland with an equally impressive performance against Les Bleus.
And he said he was proud of their performance.
“When you put yourself in a position where you get a bonus point inside 30 minutes against a top team you’ve done pretty well,” he added.
“The second half I thought our performance was even better. Even though we didn’t score as many points our focus and our discipline to keep France scoreless I thought was outstanding. “
However, he says there is still more to come from his team following their six-try haul.
“We had a quick chat and feel we left 15-20 points on the field so there is a lot more in this team and we understand that and we are committed to being the very best we can be.
“When we get back together on Wednesday we will start the process again of how we can improve.”