Earlier in the week, Scotland centre Peter Horne said he was looking forward to having a crack at Farrell, but his comments weren't exactly incendiary.
Scotland scored three tries to earn a thrilling 25-13 victory over England - their first win over their rivals since 2008. "It was not the complete performance, but the way we defended in the second half when the game was won and keeping them out was very satisfying". "We knew the significance of the game, we knew what we would get thrown at us at Murrayfield".
Joe Schmidt's side gained 0.36 ranking points from beating Wales and are now just two points off the English. Calls were growing for the introduction of promotion and relegation in the championship, giving the likes of Georgia and Romania hope of a spot in the Northern Hemisphere jamboree.
Scotland's triumph on Saturday was especially satisfying for those members of the side involved in last season's embarrassing 61-21 thrashing by England at Twickenham.
"We played so well and executed the game plan, well not as well as we could, but well enough".
"It's the only championship that you can find six teams that start to fight to win the title and for a place in the Champions League", Conte said.
Scotland finally defeated England yesterday for the first time in a decade, in a thrilling Six Nations encounter at Murrayfield.
His other try might end up being the best of the tournament, breaking through a tackle just inside England's half and running 50 meters before bursting through two defenders to score. He has 10 tries in 14 tests.
Jones crossed twice and Sean Maitland also went over as the Scots surged into a 22-6 lead at half-time and never looked back.
Celebrations for the Scottish understandably went on well into the night, with this video of Russell, Jones and scrumhalf Gregor Laidlaw belting out a brilliant drunken rendition of Flower of Scotland doing the rounds. We weren't there in the first half and I take responsibility for it.
England's comeback bid hit the wall when replacement flanker Sam Underhill was sent to the sin bin for an illegal no arms tackle.
Russell knocked over the penalty and the party could start in earnest in a fevered atmosphere at Murrayfield.
"To see their faces after the game and how much it meant to them.it means the world to all of us, but those guys that have been around for a while and had some not so good times in a Scotland shirt, it's massive for them", he added.
"I think when you get beaten like that you usually sit down afterwards and if you're honest with yourself you say "were we in the right frame of mind for that game".