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Eddie Jones says England are improving after win over Ireland

 Eddie Jones the head coach of England
Image: Eddie Jones thinks England's performances have stepped out

Eddie Jones feels England are an ever-improving force after they made it three wins from three in this year's Six Nations with a 21-10 victory over Ireland at Twickenham.

The visitors held a 10-6 lead early in the second half following Conor Murray's converted try but Anthony Watson and Mike Brown touched down in quick succession, with Owen Farrell kicking 11 points, as the Red Rose built on their triumphs over Scotland and Italy.

Jones feels the margin of victory could have been greater but was happy to maintain his 100 per cent winning record as England coach.

He told the BBC: "I think our performances have stepped up. We were facing a better team today and we probably left 10 to 15 points out there, as we couldn't always convert our attacking pressure.

"We weren't quite sharp enough and we were letting them get a hand in at crucial times."

Billy Vunipola once again excelled in the No 8 role and was arguably England's best player on Saturday.

Billy Vunipola  makes a now trademark charge
Image: Billy Vunipola makes a trademark charge against Ireland

Jones said: "Vunipola was great. He just loves playing rugby. He loves the team environment and loves playing for England."

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Following the win over Ireland, Jones added: "Itoje has gone up a level from whatever a Vauxhall Viva is but we need to let him develop as a Test player and go from there."

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