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Match Report – England 58 – 5 Wales Ladies

Lark Davies (two), Jess Breach (two), Abbie Ward, Sarah Bern, Alex Matthews, Shaunagh Brown, Emily Scarratt and Sarah Hunter rating in dominant Six Nations victory vs Wales at Kingsholm; Crimson Roses stay on Grand Slam course with Checks vs Eire (dwelling) and France (away) to return

Final Up to date: 09/04/22 7:34pm

The Red Roses clinched a third win of the 2022 Six Nations championship vs Wales

The Crimson Roses clinched a 3rd win of the 2022 Six Nations championship vs Wales

England registered a 3rd dominant victory of their 2022 Six Nations title defence, beating Wales 58-5 at Kingsholm in Spherical 3 of the championship. 

First-half tries arrived by way of Lark Davies, Abbie Ward and the returning Jess Breach to place the Crimson Roses 19-0 forward on the break.

Into the second interval, Davies and Breach every added second scores to their title, whereas Sarah Bern, Alex Matthews, Shaunagh Brown, Emily Scarratt and Sarah Hunter all crossed for tries too.

Zoe Harrison added 4 conversions within the victory, with England now heading right into a Six Nations fallow week earlier than returning.

England – Tries: Davies (14, 44), Ward (20), Breach (34, 51), Bern (54), Matthews (63), Brown (70), Scarratt (74), Hunter (80). Cons: Harrison (21, 35, 55, 81).Wales – Tries: Jones (67). Yellow card: John (59).

England’s most spectacular efficiency of the Six Nations but was delivered in entrance of 14,689 followers – their greatest dwelling crowd for 12 years and highest exterior of a World Cup.

Play was held up for a number of minutes early on after Abby Dow suffered a painful harm that resulted in her being carried from the pitch on a stretcher and she or he was subsequently taken to hospital.

It was England who responded higher to the prolonged break as Davies completed a rolling maul and shortly after Abbie Ward was over.

Wales’ scrum was being constantly overpowered however the hosts’ line-out was malfunctioning, whereas their momentum was additionally affected by an indisciplined section.

Turning to the maul as soon as extra, nonetheless, their pack made 20 metres earlier than the ball was spun to Breach, who was swept over by her footwork.

Returning wing Jess Breach notched two tries in the win at Kingsholm

Returning wing Jess Breach notched two tries within the win at Kingsholm

A second for Breach was sandwiched by two tries for the entrance row as Davies accomplished one other maul earlier than a rampaging Sarah Bern charged over from a line-out.

England’s dominance up entrance was full with Bern and Poppy Cleall main the cost and substitute Natalia John was despatched to the sin-bin due to an accumulation of defensive penalties from the guests.

Alex Matthews was the following to attain, however within the 69th minute, the one-way visitors was lastly pierced when Wales lastly registered their first factors by means of Kelsey Jones’ strive from brief vary.

Shaunagh Brown touched down simply earlier than John returned from the sin-bin and there have been extra scores for Emily Scarratt and Sarah Hunter.

What’s subsequent?

England subsequent host Eire in Spherical 4 on Sunday April 24 at Welford Street in Leicester (12pm kick-off GMT).

Wales will subsequent host France in Spherical 4 on Friday April 22, in a Take a look at at Cardiff Arms Park (8pm kick-off GMT).

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