England v Scotland

Date:

Venue: Twickenham Stadium, London

Referee: Romain Poite (FFR)

Attendance: 82,284

England v Scotland Match Reports

England scored three tries at Twickenham to beat Scotland 25-13 and retain the Calcutta Cup. England took an early lead through a Jonathan Joseph try, but Scotland countered with a Mark Bennett try and a Greig Laidlaw penalty, which saw them lead 13-10 at half-time. England retook the lead early in the second half through a George Ford try. A Jack Nowell try then wrapped things up in the final minutes. Scotland failed to register a score in the second half and continue their 32+ year wait for a victory at Twickenham. A selection of match reports is listed below:

England v Scotland Match Highlights

England v Scotland Match Statistics

England 25 (10)
Tries: Joseph, Ford, Nowell
Conversions: Ford (2)
Penalties: Ford (2)

Scotland 13 (13)
Tries: Bennett
Conversions: Laidlaw
Penalties: Laidlaw (2)

Man of the Match: Ben Youngs (England)

England Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Joe Marler
  • 2 Dylan Hartley
  • 3 Dan Cole
  • 4 David Attwood
  • 5 Courtney Lawes
  • 6 James Haskell
  • 7 Chris Robshaw (Captain)
  • 8 Billy Vunipola

Backs

  • 9 Ben Youngs
  • 10 George Ford
  • 11 Jack Nowell
  • 12 Luther Burrell
  • 13 Jonathan Joseph
  • 14 Anthony Watson
  • 15 Mike Brown

Replacements

  • 16 Tom Youngs
  • 17 Mako Vunipola
  • 18 Kieran Brookes
  • 19 Geoff Parling
  • 20 Tom Wood
  • 21 Richard Wigglesworth
  • 22 Danny Cipriani
  • 23 Billy Twelvetrees

Scotland Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Alasdair Dickinson
  • 2 Ross Ford
  • 3 Euan Murray
  • 4 Jim Hamilton
  • 5 Jonny Gray
  • 6 Robert Harley
  • 7 Blair Cowan
  • 8 David Denton

Backs

  • 9 Greig Laidlaw (Captain)
  • 10 Finn Russell
  • 11 Tommy Seymour
  • 12 Matt Scott
  • 13 Mark Bennett
  • 14 Dougie Fife
  • 15 Stuart Hogg

Replacements

  • 16 Fraser Brown
  • 17 Ryan Grant
  • 18 Geoff Cross
  • 19 Tim Swinson
  • 20 Johnnie Beattie
  • 21 Adam Ashe
  • 22 Sam Hidalgo-Clyne
  • 23 Greig Tonks
 
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