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Last Updated: Saturday, 15 March 2008, 19:38 GMT



Hook prepares to kick

Wales 29-12 France: Needing to avoid a defeat of 20 points or more for the title, James Hook puts the hosts 3-0 up

Wales centre Tom Shanklin causes problems for France

Centre Tom Shanklin gives his opponents plenty to think about as he surges into France's midfield

France captain Lionel Nallet

Captain Lionel Nallet looks to create something for the visitors but Wales defend resolutely and his progress ends

Hook converts another a penalty

Two penalties apiece from Hook and Jean-Baptiste Elissalde make it 9-6 at the break as Wales stay on course for victory

Williams scores the first try of the match

Marc Lievremont's team level soon after the interval but the hosts respond with a fine try from Shane Williams on the hour

Wales celebrate success

A try from Martyn Williams ensures the win and sees Wales complete the Grand Slam for the second time in four years

Phil Vickery fails to stop Kearney

England 33-10 Ireland: The hosts' poor form looks set to continue when they allow Rob Kearney to score an early try

Danny Cipriani prepares to score for England

Ronan O'Gara extends Ireland's lead to 10-0 before Danny Cipriani cuts the gap with a successful penalty

Sackey scores for England

Brian Ashton's side get back on level terms midway through the half when Paul Sackey scores his third of the campaign

Cipriani in action for England

Another Cipriani penalty on the half-hour sees England reach the interval with a slender 13-10 advantage

Tait scores England's second try

The Wasps player adds another three points before Mathew Tait's converted try on 57 minutes makes it 23-10

Noon dives for the line as England move clear

With just over 10 minutes to go England score again when Cipriani sends Jamie Noon over in the left corner

Cipriani applauds

Another penalty from Cipriani completes the scoring as England record their first win over Ireland since 2003

Italy's Kaine Robertson looks to cause problems for Scotland

Italy 23-20 Scotland: Kaine Robertson looks to evade the tackle of Mike Blair (left) as the hosts start brightly in Rome

Scotland's Alasdair Strokosch

Alasdair Strokosch powers through the challenge of Carlo Del Fava as Scotland attempt to create something of their own

Allister Hogg scores Scotland's opening try

A converted 13th-minute penalty try gives Italy a 7-0 lead but Scotland level soon after when Allister Hogg goes over

Blair crosses just before the interval

The sides trade penalties until just before half-time when scrum-half Blair races clear to help Scotland to a 17-10 lead

Gonzalo Canale scores for Italy

On the hour, Dan Parks's pass is intercepted by Sergio Parisse who breaks clear before setting up Gonzalo Canale to score

Andrea Marcato celebrates his winning kick

Two more penalties keep the sides locked at 20-20 until the final minute when Andrea Marcato's drop-goal wins it for Italy

Scotland show their disappointment

Fortunately for Scotland, the losing margin is small enough to see them avoid the Wooden Spoon as Italy still finish bottom



SEE ALSO
Wales 29-12 France
15 Mar 08 |  Welsh
England 33-10 Ireland
15 Mar 08 |  Rugby Union
Italy 23-20 Scotland
15 Mar 08 |  Rugby Union


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