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England Women 31-0 Wales Women

England (17) 31
Tries: Fisher, Merchant, Scarratt, McLean, Clarke Cons: McLean (3)
Wales 0


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Women's Six Nations highlights - England 31-0 Wales

England women started the defence of their Six Nations crown in emphatic style defeating Wales 31-0 at Esher.

England led 17-0 at half-time thanks to tries from Heather Fisher, Katherine Merchant and Emily Scarratt with Katy McLean also sending over a conversion.

McLean then converted her own try while Rochelle Clarke crashed over late on for England's fifth try.

Clarke's try was converted by McLean who took her personal haul for the game to 11 points.


England Women: Claire Allan (Richmond); Katherine Merchant (Worcester), Emily Scarratt (Litchfield), Rachel Burford (Richmond), Fiona Pocock (Richmond); Katy Mclean (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks), Amy Turner (Richmond); Claire Purdy (Wasps), Amy Garnett (Saracens), Sophie Hemming (Bristol), Rebecca Essex (Richmond), Joanna McGilchrist (Wasps), Heather Fisher (Worcester), Margaret Alphonsi (Saracens), Catherine Spencer (Bristol, capt).
Replacements: Samantha Reeve (Worcester), Rochelle Clark (Team Northumbria), Rowena Burnfield (Richmond), Tamara Taylor (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks), La Toya Mason (Wasps), Alice Richardson (Richmond), Michaela Staniford (Wasps).

Wales Women: Non Evans (Cardiff Quins); Aimee Young (UWIC), Ceri Redman (UWIC), Clare Flowers (Bristol Ladies), Caryl James (Cardiff Quins); Awen Thomas (Unattached), Amy Day (Bristol Ladies); Catrin Edwards (Cardiff Quins), Jenny Davies (Waterloo), Hannah Roberts (UWIC), Gemma Hallett (Pontyclun), Rachel Taylor (Cardiff Quins), Catrina Nicholas (Cardiff Quins), Jamie Kift (Bristol Ladies), Mellissa Berry (Blaydon, capt).
Replacements: Clare Horgan (Saracens), Becky Newton (Cardiff Quins), Claire Donovan (Saracens), Louise Horgan (Saracens), Laura Prosser (Cardiff Quins), Elinor Snowsill (Loughborough), Louise Rickard (Woodbridge).



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see also
England Women aim for record win
02 Feb 10 |  English
Wales Women 56-7 Sweden Women
28 Nov 09 |  Welsh
Wales rally after World Cup shock
26 Nov 09 |  Welsh
Wales Women 16-15 England Women
14 Feb 09 |  Rugby Union
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03 Feb 10 |  Rugby Union


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