England 58 - 7 Scotland Women

Final replace: 03/25/23 6:37 p.m.


Purple Roses winger Claudia MacDonald scored twice as England put Scotland to the sword of their Six Nations opener

England started their 2023 Ladies’s Six Nations marketing campaign in dominant vogue as they proved far too sturdy for Scotland in a 58-7 victory in stalwart Sarah Hunter’s farewell take a look at.

In a sport performed in Hunter’s dwelling city of Newcastle at Kingston Park, England scored 10 tries by means of wing Claudia MacDonald (two), hooker Amy Cokayne (two), middle Tatyana Heard, lock Poppy Cleall, openside Sadia Kabeya and blind Marlie Packer (hat-tip).

Hunter retires with a report 141 caps to his identify, having made his Six Nations debut in 2007, and is leaving the game aged 37 after a extremely adorned 16-year profession.

Purple Roses head coach Simon Middleton’s solely unfavourable that day was a critical leg harm suffered by Cleall, who had carried out beautifully within the closing levels.

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And after?

England will host Italy at Franklin’s Gardens in Northampton on Sunday April 2 (kick off at 15:00 GMT), within the second leg of the Ladies’s Six Nations Event.

Scotland are in motion subsequent Saturday for the second spherical of the Championship, internet hosting Wales on the Dam Well being Stadium in Edinburgh (kick-off 17:30 GMT).


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