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Six Nations 2019: Wales survive Scotlands scare as England maul Italy

Following the fourth and penultimate round of the 2019 Six Nations, two teams keep Grand Slam campaign alive as they head into the ultimate round, making it three if Ireland wins over France.

Scotland v Wales

Wales kept their hopes for Six Nations title alive with a tense 18-11 victory over Scotland at BT Murrayfield. Tries from Josh Adams and Jonathan Davies helped Wales to a commanding 15-6 half-time lead. However, Scotland came out stronger in the second half and scored a well worked try through Darcy Graham to reduce the deficit to just four points. An intense last quarter of the game saw Wales survive attacks by the Scottish men until the got a penalty that secured their win.

England v Italy

England scored eight tries as they hammered Italy 57-14 at Twickenham to stay in the hunt for the Six Nations title. The bonus-point victory means that England trail Wales by a single point in the Championship table, keeping the pressure on the leaders as they head into the final weekend.

Brace of tries from Manu Tuilagi and Brad Shields solos from Jamie George, Johnny May, Kruis and Robson was what inspired England over Tomaso Allan and Luca Morisi tries for Italy as England boosted their points difference but that will not work to their advantage since they have to win with a bonus point on Saturday  over Wales if they both win.

Six Round four results

Scotland 11 – 18 Wales
England 57 – 14 Italy

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