Wales v England

Date:

Venue: Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Referee: Jérôme Garcès (FFR)

Attendance: 73,815

Wales v England Match Reports

England came from behind to beat Wales in the Six Nations curtain-raiser. A strong start by Wales saw them lead 16-8 at the break, but England came out full of purpose in the second half and dominated the game. England ended the match 21-16 winners, taking a famous victory at the Millennium Stadium and laying down an important marker in a World Cup year. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Wales v England Match Highlights

Wales v England Match Statistics

Wales 16 (16)
Tries: Webb
Conversions: Halfpenny
Penalties: Halfpenny (2)
Drop-goals: Biggar

England 21 (8)
Tries: Watson, Joseph
Conversions: Ford
Penalties: Ford (3)

Man of the Match: George Ford (England)

Wales v England - Team Line-ups

Wales Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Gethin Jenkins
  • 2 Richard Hibbard
  • 3 Samson Lee
  • 4 Jake Ball
  • 5 Alun Wyn Jones
  • 6 Dan Lydiate
  • 7 Sam Warburton (Captain)
  • 8 Taulupe Faletau

Backs

  • 9 Rhys Webb
  • 10 Dan Biggar
  • 11 George North
  • 12 Jamie Roberts
  • 13 Jonathan Davies
  • 14 Alex Cuthbert
  • 15 Leigh Halfpenny

Replacements

  • 16 Scott Baldwin
  • 17 Paul James
  • 18 Aaron Jarvis
  • 19 Luke Charteris
  • 20 Justin Tipuric
  • 21 Mike Phillips
  • 22 Rhys Priestland
  • 23 Liam Williams

England Team Line-up

Forwards

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

Backs

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

Replacements

  • 16 Tom Youngs
  • 17 Mako Vunipola
  • 18 Kieran Brookes
  • 19 Tom Croft
  • 20 Nick Easter
  • 21 Richard Wigglesworth
  • 22 Danny Cipriani
  • 23 Billy Twelvetrees
 
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