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Saturday, 3 March, 2001, 16:21 GMT
Clockwatch: England 43-3 Scotland
England v Scotland clockwatch
All the highlights from Twickenham as England comprehensively beat Scotland in the Calcutta Cup showdown.

7 mins: After a lively start from both teams, England make the first breakthrough. A lovely flowing move ends with Lawrence Dallaglio getting the try. Jonny Wilkinson misses the conversion.

10 mins: Scotland concede a penalty which Wilkinson easily converts.

13 mins: Scotland's first real attack wins them a penalty for playing the ball off the ground. Duncan Hodge successfully kicks.

19 mins: England concede possession rather easily in front of their own posts and only poor handling by the Scots averts a try.

23 mins: Scotland come back into the game but poor handling is again their downfall inside the English 22.

26 mins: A lightning break by Scotland wing Kenny Logan is halted on England's 22.

35 mins: Concerted English pressure finally yields a try in the corner for Richard Hill. Wilkinson makes the conversion.

Added time: Lawrence Dallaglio gets his second try following an initial break by Mike Catt and Iain Balshaw and great play by Jonny Wilkinson. Wilkinson adds the conversion. Half-time 22-3

41 mins: The teams re-emerge with Mark Regan replacing the injured Dorian West at hooker for England.

43 mins: Scotland concede a penalty for breaking from the scrum to soon but Wilkinson hits the post with his kick.

44 mins: Iain Balshaw gets the try his play deserved, skinning John Leslie to score in the corner. Wilkinson makes the conversion.

49 mins: Scotland come as close as they have in the whole game to scoring a try as Chris Paterson dives on a loose ball, but the referee rules that the ball was knocked on.

50 mins: Budge Pountney is sin-binned for tripping Matt Dawson.

53 mins: John Leslie prevents England scoring another try with good covering work after a Wilkinson chip.

58 mins: Austin Healey has a try rule out for a forward pass as England camp inside the Scots' half.

61 mins: England score a quite superb try as Mike Catt puts a pinpoint kick into the arms of Iain Balshaw as he crosses the Scottish line. Wilkinson successfully converts.

77 mins: Will Greenwood notches another try for England after Jason Robinson breaks from his own goal-line. Wilkinson converts.

79 mins: Scotland come close to a consolation try but the English defence stands firm.

England: Iain Balshaw (Bath); Austin Healey (Leicester), Will Greenwood (Harlequins), Mike Catt (Bath), Ben Cohen (Northampton); Jonny Wilkinson (Newcastle), Matt Dawson (Northampton); Lawrence Dallaglio (Wasps), Neil Back (Leicester), Richard Hill (Saracens); Danny Grewcock (Saracens), Martin Johnson (Leicester, capt); Phil Vickery (Gloucester), Dorian West (Leicester), Jason Leonard (Harlequins).

Replacements: Mark Regan (Bath), Trevor Woodman (Gloucester), Joe Worsley (Wasps), Martin Corry (Leicester), Kyran Bracken (Saracens), Matt Perry (Bath), Jason Robinson (Sale).

Scotland: Chris Paterson (Edinburgh Reivers); Cameron Murray (Edinburgh Reivers), Alan Bulloch (Glasgow Caledonians), John Leslie (Northampton/Eng), Kenny Logan (Wasps/Eng); Duncan Hodge (Edinburgh Reivers), Andy Nicol (Glasgow Caledonians, capt); Simon Taylor (Edinburgh Reivers), Budge Pountney (Northampton/Eng), Martin Leslie (Edinburgh Reivers); Richard Metcalfe (Edinburgh Reivers), Scott Murray (Saracens/Eng); Matthew Stewart (Northampton/Eng) Gordon Bulloch (Glasgow Caledonians), Tom Smith (Brive/Fra).

Replacements: Steve Scott (Edinburgh Reivers), Gordon McIlwham (Glasgow Caledonians), Stuart Grimes (Newcastle/Eng), Jon Petrie (Glasgow Caledonians), Bryan Redpath (Sale/Eng), James McLaren (Glasgow Caledonians), James Craig (Glasgow Caledonians)

Referee: Rob Davies (Wales)

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