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Pivac pleased with path of journey after resounding win – Welsh Rugby Union


Wales have equalled their finest ever Six Nations try-scoring report with 17 touchdowns with a sport to spare which is testomony to the work Pivac and his teaching group have put in.

And regardless that he’s cautious of a harmful France facet, the previous Scarlets coach is extraordinarily happy at Wales’ path of journey.

When requested to match Wales’ Six Nations marketing campaign with their autumn performances, Pivac mentioned: “They’re chalk and cheese, aren’t they?

“We all know the ache we went by way of within the autumn they usually have been definitely not the outcomes we have been after.

“However you’re seeing among the gamers who bought alternatives within the autumn enjoying on the market now within the Six Nations. Some are coming off the bench and a few are getting begins.

“We’re that significantly better for the autumn. We’ve bought much more depth and we’re going to should preserve constructing on that depth as a result of the large prize on the finish of the day is working in the direction of the Rugby World Cup in 2023. This Championship was all the time going to be a line within the sand for us.

“We’re very happy to be 4 from 4, clearly, with a chance that we are able to lastly speak about, and that’s to attempt to go all the best way and win 5 from 5, the Grand Slam.”

A brace from Ken Owens, plus scores from Josh Adams, Taulupe Faletau, George North, Callum Sheedy and Louis Rees-Zammit secured a bonus-point win for Wales in Rome.

And Pivac believes Wales’ offensive sport is on the right track beneath the knowledgeable tutelage of assault coach Stephen Jones.

“It’s pleasing to attain tries, individuals love seeing tries scored, and we like enjoying a model of rugby the place we give ourselves the chance to attain loads of tries,” mentioned Pivac.

“We’ve simply bought to ensure we get the steadiness in our sport proper. That’s one thing we’ve been engaged on and tweaking.

“We weren’t as scientific as we wish as we speak however the intent was definitely there. We’ve simply bought to ensure we get our conversion price proper and hopefully we are able to proceed to attain tries.

“It’s a collective effort on this group. It’s only a signal of what we wish to do.

“We wish to be very optimistic once we’ve bought the ball. It was removed from good as we speak, however the intent was definitely there.

“We wish to preserve tweaking the assault and getting higher if we are able to.”