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Last Updated: Saturday, 10 February 2007, 19:53 GMT
England women ease to Italy win
England captain Sue Day
Day claimed the first of England's three tries
England Women ran in three tries and kept another clean sheet as they eased past Italy 23-0 at Twickenham to keep their hopes of a Grand Slam alive.

They only managed one penalty in the opening quarter before captain Sue Day went over in the left-hand corner for the opening try.

Full-back Charlotte Barras extended the lead just before Italy captain Maria Cristina Sanfilippo was sin-binned.

Danielle Waterman added a third in the second half, converted by Karen Andrew.


England Women: C Barras (Saracens), S Day (c) Wasps) , C Allan (Saracens), R Burford (Saracens), D Waterman (Clifton); K Andrew (Saracens), S Appleby (Clifton); S Hemming (Clifton), A Garnett (Saracens), K Storie (Blaydon), T Taylor (Thirsk), J McGilchrist (Wasps), G Stevens (Clifton), M Alphonsi (Saracens), C Spencer (Worcester).
Replacements: E Layland (Richmond), V Gray (Wasps), S Beale (Leos), S Hunter (Lichfield), K McLean (Thirsk), M Staniford (Wasps), A Penrith (Cardiff Quins).

England's remaining Six Nations fixtures:
10 Feb: v Italy, 1615 GMT (Twickenham)
26 Feb: v Ireland, 1400 GMT (Thomond Park, Limerick)
11 Mar v France, 1345 GMT (Old Albanians RFC)
17 Mar: v Wales, 1430 GMT (Taffs Wells RFC)



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