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Last Updated: Saturday November 14 2009 12:08 GMT

Winning weekend of UK Rugby Union

England's Ugo Monye spills the ball

It has been a great weekend of Rugby Union for the home nations with England, Scotland and Wales all securing wins in their Autumn internationals.

Wales kicked off a huge weekend of Rugby Union in style with a with a win 17-13 against Samoa last night.

And a late try gave England a 16-9 win over Argentina at home at Twickenham.

Scotland were at home at Murrayfield to Fiji and they saw off the visitors with a 23-10 win.

But it wasn't all plain sailing for the UK sides.

England put on a half hearted display which had lots of errors allowing Argentina to gain points in the first half.

Narrow victory

It was Jonny Wilkinson's boot which scored a try and took England to 9-9 at the half way mark, with Martin Rodriguez replying for the Pumas.

The second-half was scoreless until Banahan's 69th-minute try gave England a very late chance to scrape a victory!

And it was a similar story for the Welsh side as Samoa fought back, from 17-6 behind at the Millennium Stadium.

Wales let some great opportunities to score pass them by in the second half but managed to hold on to the lead, in the end narrowly beating visitors Samoa 17-13.

Scotland climb the ranking

Scotland had a slightly easier match with a more convincing win over Fiji at Murrayfield.

They held the visiting team to a 23-10, which is a good start for new coach Andy Robinson.

A team effort from Phil Godman and Johnnie Beattie put the Scots in control early on. and two more Godman kicks gave Scotland a 16-0 lead after 34 minutes.

Fiji did fight back with their first try after 39 minutes but they couldn't do enough to secure the match and stop the Scots over taking them in the world rankings