Six Nations 2013: Wing Alex Cuthbert hails Wales forwards

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Wing Alex Cuthbert says Wales' forwards played a vital role in securing the Six Nations title.

The Cardiff Blue scored two as Wales beat England 30-3 win to secure a second successive Six Nations title.

Cuthbert, who has scored seven tries in his last nine Six Nations games, praised the forwards.

"They have been unbelievable the whole tournament. They are the bunch of guys who have won us the tournament," said the 22-year-old.

"I was fortunate enough to get on the end of two tries. But I have got to give full credit to the forwards, they were unbelievable.

"I am just glad I took my opportunities. I said in the week it would come down to a couple of chances and whoever took them, took them. I'm thankful we took them."

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"The forwards were on fire - they sort of bullied England.

"I felt in command from the start, and it was just a matter of time before we broke through and took our chance.

"We were clinical. We had two or three chances in the second half and we took everything, especially the [Dan Biggar] drop-goal, which secured things."

Wales had gone into this year's Six Nations on the back of seven successive Test defeats and lost their opening game at home to Ireland.

But Rob Howley's side won three successive away games - in France, Italy and Scotland - before clinching the title with victory over Grand Slam chasing England.

And following their stunning victory in Cardiff, Cuthbert believes Wales are now heading in the right direction.

"I think we have the capacity to go on from this," Cuthbert added.

"We've gone from the highs of winning that Grand Slam last year, and then the lows of the summer and the autumn.

"But we've come back from the lows and we are on a highs now, so hopefully we can stay there.

"We are full of confidence and I think we would play anyone at the moment.

"We knew what we had to do in the game. They [England] were the ones talking it up, I guess.

"We kept ourselves to ourselves. We knew what we could do and we delivered on the day, so it shows we are deserved champions.

"I thought last year would be hard to beat, but this year is definitely better."

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