Mike Brown backs Ian Ritchie claim that England's Six Nations performance was unacceptable

Mike Brown believes RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie was 'spot on' to describe England's Six Nations performance as unacceptable - but the Red Rose and Harlequins full back still thinks Stuart Lancaster's side are genuine World Cup contenders. England were only narrowly pipped to the Championship on points difference by Ireland after a dramatic final day and have had praise lavished on them from all quarters for their attacking brand of rugby which saw them score 18 tries in five matches. But for Brown, like Ritchie, second place is simply not good enough.

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