Scotland 5-57 England: Red Roses make solid starting in Women’s Six Nations


The Scots had great belonging right off the bat, however England’s profundity of ability couldn’t be kept out for a really long time and the Red Roses scored six attempts in the principal half.

Scotland’s Chloe Rollie made it over as well and the hosts kept on testing after the break in Edinburgh.

In any case, England set off in quest for a fourth progressive title as Marlie Packer finished a full go-around.

Early England taking care of mistakes gave Scotland a strong beginning before a vocal horde of 3,988 – a record home group for Scotland’s ladies.

The hosts utilized a solid set-part of string stages together, however they couldn’t enter their rivals’ very much bored safeguard and Helen Nelson missed a punishment.

Before the competition, lead trainer Simon Middleton had requested greater power from his Red Roses side and it displayed as Leanne Infante took a fast punishment and Poppy Cleall barrelled into protectors before Packer made it over the line.

Lock Rosie Galligan – asserting her subsequent England cap over three years after her first – before long followed after accordingly as she punched through a hole at the breakdown and took care of Cleall for an attempt.

  • However, scotland were not totally dumbfounded. Floated by their new World Cup capability, they got on the scoreboard in the seventeenth moment after quick work from the line-out saw Rollie go over.
  • Notwithstanding the scoreline, it was not as clinical a presentation as England are utilized to, however with such countless hotshots in the Red Roses beginning XV their nineteenth win straight actually appeared to be unavoidable.
  • Maud Muir – an ability who can play across the entire first line arising brilliantly a half year out from a World Cup – returned Scottish protectors to permit Heather Cowell to score before Abby Dow guaranteed an amazing performance attempt.