Wales v England

Date:

Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff

Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)

Attendance: 74,500

Wales v England Match Reports

England continued their winning run with a thrilling 21-16 victory over Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. England had the majority of possession during the first quarter and Ben Youngs scored a try in the 18th minute. Wales then grew into the half and scored a well worked try through Liam Williams to go 13-8 up at the break. Wales continued to attack after the break, but it was England that scored next with an Owen Farrell penalty in the 56th minute. Wales responded five minutes later with a third Leigh Halfpenny penalty. With ten minutes remaining, Owen Farrell kicked his third penalty to bring England within two points of Wales. Elliot Daly then scored a 76th minute try, which Owen Farrell converted to give England the five point victory. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Wales v England - Match Highlights

Wales v England - Match Stats

Wales: (13) 16
Try: L Williams (38')
Conversion: Halfpenny (39')
Penalty: Halfpenny (3', 23', 61')

England: (8) 21
Try: Youngs (18'), Daly (76')
Conversion: Farrell (78')
Penalty: Farrell (11', 56', 71')

Man of The Match: Joe Launchbury (England)

Wales v England - Team Line-ups

Wales Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Rob Evans
  • 2 Ken Owens
  • 3 Tomas Francis
  • 4 Jake Ball
  • 5 Alun Wyn Jones (CAPTAIN)
  • 6 Sam Warburton
  • 7 Justin Tipuric
  • 8 Ross Moriarty

Backs

  • 9 Rhys Webb
  • 10 Dan Biggar
  • 11 Liam Williams
  • 12 Scott Williams
  • 13 Jonathan Davies
  • 14 Alex Cuthbert
  • 15 Leigh Halfpenny

Replacements

  • 16 Scott Baldwin
  • 17 Nicky Smith
  • 18 Samson Lee
  • 19 Cory Hill
  • 20 Taulupe Faletau
  • 21 Gareth Davies
  • 22 Sam Davies
  • 23 Jamie Roberts

England Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Joe Marler
  • 2 Dylan Hartley (CAPTAIN)
  • 3 Dan Cole
  • 4 Joe Launchbury
  • 5 Courtney Lawes
  • 6 Maro Itoje
  • 7 Jack Clifford
  • 8 Nathan Hughes

Backs

  • 9 Ben Youngs
  • 10 George Ford
  • 11 Elliot Daly
  • 12 Owen Farrell
  • 13 Jonathan Joseph
  • 14 Jack Nowell
  • 15 Mike Brown

Replacements

  • 16 Jamie George
  • 17 Matt Mullan
  • 18 Kyle Sinckler
  • 19 Tom Wood
  • 20 James Haskell
  • 21 Danny Care
  • 22 Ben Te'o
  • 23 Jonny May
 
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