ESPN SCRUM

/ Six Nations 2014

/ News

Scotland Women 0-63 England Women
England's women nil Scotland
ESPN Staff
February 9, 2014

England Women smashed Scotland 63-0 as they got their Six Nations ambitions back on track in Aberdeen.

Feeling wounded after an opening championship 18-6 defeat to France last week Gary Street's side overcame a heavy pitch and a buoyant Scotland side to command this win. The victory now sets England up for a significant clash against reigning Grand Slam champions Ireland at Twickenham on February 22.

England opened their account early on with Joanne McGilchrist returning from injury to score after just six minutes. Amber Reed, Lydia Thompson, Claire Purdy and Sarah Hunter all then went on to score in the first half. Skipper Katy McLean led by example after the restart with a 49th-minute try. Hannah Gallagher made a good break after Scotland were penalised before Purdy and then Mclean showed strength to barge her way over the try-line.

England tested Scotland further when they made a whole host of substitutions and it showed in some powerful scrums and drives which the hosts could not handle. The results came with Emily Scarratt and Maggie Alphonsi both scoring from some good work by the forwards. Claire Allan, Sophie Hemming and Gallagher then rounded off proceedings as Scotland no longer could cope with this much-improved England side.

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd

Live Sports

Communication error please reload the page.

  • Football

  • Cricket

  • Rugby

    • Days
    • Hrs
    • Mins
    • Secs

    F1 - Chinese GP

  • OtherLive >>

    Snooker - China Open
    Tennis - Miami Open
  • Latest
  • Most Viewed
  • News
  • Features
  • Rugby

    Kevin Sinfield swaps league for union

    Rugby league legend Kevin Sinfield has opted to cross codes to union and has signed for Yorkshire Carnegie

  • Formula 1

    Ferrari still has work to do to catch Mercedes - Kimi

    Kimi Raikkonen says Ferrari still has work to do to be consistently competitive with Mercedes but is confident it has taken a big chunk out of Mercedes lead following Sebastian Vettel's victory in Malaysia

  • Rugby

    Ulster close in on All Black Charles Piutau

    Ulster are on the verge of completing the signing of All Blacks winger Charles Piutau

  • Formula 1

    2014 upheaval was crucial for Ferrari future - Allison

    Ferrari technical director James Allison says the sweeping changes made to Ferrari over the winter are making it stronger every month following the team's first victory since May 2013 on Sunday

  • Football

    Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas understands Spain bench role

    Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas has told Marca he understands why other players get picked ahead of him for the Spanish national team

  • News
  • Features

Sponsored Links

Make Huge Income from your Home
Download your Free Guide And Learn How To Increase Your Monthly Income