|Girls folk’s Six Nations: England v Scotland|
|England(Forty five) 80|
|Strive:Beckett, Breach 2, Hunt, Smith, Cleall 2, Cokayne, Bern, Hunter, Scarratt, O’DonnellCons:Daley-Mclean 8, Scarratt|
England ran in 12 tries as they overwhelmed Scotland to seal a ninth Six Nations Gargantuan Slam and compile the title.
They outclassed the Scots, scoring six times in the foremost 26 minutes before Amy Cokayne added a seventh first-half strive in the 40th minute.
One other 5 tries came in the 2nd half in entrance of a crowd of better than 13,000 at a soaking moist Twickenham.
The take gave the Purple Roses a tenth Six Nations crown after losing the title to France last twelve months.
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England, the most animatedplump-time decent personnel in the Six Nations, had been overwhelming favourites to invent the take they foremost in opposition to bottom-of-the-desk Scotland to total the elegant sweep.
They took the lead in the third minute with Sarah Beckett going over after Poppy Cleall had broken by the Scottish defence.
Jess Breach ran onto a kick from flee-half Katy Daley-Mclean, who also made eight conversions, for the 2nd strive three minutes later, before Natasha Hunt went over with a like a flash-taken space portion in the 12th minute.
Breach scored her 2nd quickly after, followed by ratings for Kelly Smith, Cleall and Cokayne before half-time – the latter coming quickly after Scotland’s captain Lisa Thomson modified into once proven a yellow card for a knock on.
Cleall, Sarah Bern, captain Sarah Hunter, Emily Scarratt and Catherine O’Donnell all went over in the 2nd half, with the closing strive coming regardless of Daley-Mclean being sin-binned in the 73rd minute.
England a lower above the leisure
Ever since Englandbeat defending champions France 41-26in the 2nd week of this twelve months’s Six Nations, they looked more seemingly to transfer on to take the title.
They’ve scored better than 50 points in every of the opposite four suits, with the victory over Scotland, their greatest of the selling campaign, taking their overall points total to 278.
The Purple Roses scored Forty five tries in total at some level of the match, with 9 of those going to spectacular 21-twelve months-used winger Breach.
England hang now obtained 16 of their last 17 Tests, with their easiest defeat coming in opposition toFrance in Grenoblelast twelve months.
The take over Scotland followed the dramatic plot between the two international locations in the men’s competition. The attendance for the females’s match modified into once introduced as 13,278, a list for a non-World Cup England home game.
England went four years with out a title between 2013 and 2016 nonetheless their 2nd Six Nations absorb three years sees them clearly gaze the presumably personnel to voice world champions Recent Zealand because the particular facet on the earth.
It is their ninth Gargantuan Slam in the match’s fresh six-personnel structure, and additionally they executed the feat 5 times in its outdated catch because the Dwelling Nations Championship.
England:McKenna; Breach, Scarratt, Harrison, Smith; Daley-Mclean, Hunt; Botterman, Cokayne, Bern, P Cleall, A Scott, Beckett, Fleetwood, Hunter (c).
Replacements:Davies, Cornborough, S Brown, O’Donnell, Packer, Riley, Burford, E Scott.
Scotland:Rollie, Lloyd, Smith, Thomson, Sergeant; Nelson, Maxwell; Kennedy, Skeldon, Forsyth, Wassell, Howat, Bonar, McLachlan, Konkel.
Replacements:Rettie, Cockburn, Dougan, Muzambe, McCormack, Grieve, Martin, Evans.