Six Nations: England beat defending champions, Scotland win

England romped defending champions Ireland to secure first win of the 2019 Six Nations.

Johnny May crossed over for England’s first try before Ireland responded with a penalty and a try from Cian Healy. Wasps Fullback Eliot Daly set in a kick and chase grabber ensuring England led 14-10 at halftime.

Ireland opened the second half points tally with a penalty kick from Sexton. England being strong in both attack and defense, scored two successive tries by Henry Slade with extras by Owen Farrell.

England players celebrate after scoring against Ireland. Photo Courtesy /England

Ireland would later respond with a try with the final whistle on the click making it a 32-20 win to England.

Scotland 33-20 Italy

Blair Kinghorn scored a hat-trick as Scotland beat Italy to record a seventh consecutive home Six Nations victory.

The hosts trailed to a Tommaso Allan penalty, but wing Kinghorn finished off two imaginative first-half moves as the hosts asserted their authority.

Stuart Hogg touched down a Finn Russell grubber, before Kinghorn jinked through for his sixth try in eight Tests.

Chris Harris crossed before Guglielmo Palazzani, Edoardo Padovani and Angelo Esposito scored late consolation tries.

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