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In the past the impromptu Welsh fan choirs had been heard in the home of English rugby competing with Swing Low Sweet Chariot but after a rousing performance of their national anthem Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau (Land of my Fathers) led by Welsh classical crossover artist Annelies, such was the fervor of the home crowd that not even a note was heard from the Welsh contingent.
It certainly was not for a lack of enthusiasm on the part of the away supporters, with the usual human daffodils blooming from amongst the white and the scattered human red roses, with even a few human leeks and fans dressed as miners popping up amongst the throngs.
A Triple Crown winning performance by England will certainly go down in the history books but the performance from their fans was also a winning one. There was the usual good natured banter and joviality and of course some moaning and groaning. But at times there was an almost spiritual feel to the heartfelt singing.
Obviously being Irish it can sometimes be difficult to complement the opposition fans but being a neutral in Twickenham gave me a real appreciation of the unique relationship the stadium and the fans have with English rugby.
It was as if the supporters almost literally did help to "carry home" the Chariot of English rugby to sweet success. Each time England made a counter-attacking move it was met by a stirring chorus.
One man in particular whose deeds inspired quite a lot of singing was out half Owen Farrell whose immaculate place kicking was rewarded with more belting out from the rapturous crowd.
The Saracens player believes that how the team play and how they are supported goes hand in hand, "I love playing in front of that crowd in Twickenham, it is a brilliant feeling.
The atmosphere is getting better and better in this place. I think it is because of the intent we are showing and the way that we are playing. The want to attack, the want to break people down, it is getting better and better as a player here."
He enthuses, "It is brilliant playing here. It is unbelievable. Playing here this RBS 6 Nations is the best I have ever heard it. First against Ireland and then against Wales here today. It is a phenomenal feeling to be able to step up and play in front of this crowd and show them what you can do."
When asked about preparing for the match day atmosphere and how that can be recreated in training as the place kicker, the British & Irish Lion quipped, "I don't think there is a spare 80,000 people knocking about!"
He continues giving an insight into the mindset of having the added responsibility of taking the kicks, "you just try to make kicking practice a competition. I think everybody is competitive enough to put pressure on to make it into that sort of pressure situation.
"Being able to kick with Catty (England attacking skills coach Mike Catt) and George (Ford) during the week and making stuff into competitions to put as much pressure as possible on ourselves in training has been working pretty well."
In terms of kicking competitions, Leigh Halfpenny's whose much-celebrated golden boot continued to do the job for Wales, successfully kicking six penalty goals from six. Unfortunately for last years RBS 6 Nations player of the championship, he sustained a dislocated shoulder which will sideline him for the remainder of the season.
Such is the admiration for Halfpenny's abilities that there were noticeable shudders and audible gasps of disappointment from both the Welsh and English media present at the post-match press conference when Wales head coach Warren Gatland confirmed the severity of the injury.
You could say with his kicking success it was a bitter sweet day for Halfpenny but with injury compounded by defeat, it was much more bitter. All the sweetness in this encounter was reserved for England and the forward moving chariot.